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Confined Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • not free to move about
  • in captivity
  • not invading healthy tissue
  • enclosed by a confining fence
  • deprived of liberty; especially placed under arrest or restraint

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  • Confined space: Confined space is a term from labor -safety regulation s that refers to an area ... protocols for safe entry to confined spaces, and includes ...
  • Confined space rescue: Confined space rescue is a subset of technical rescue operations that involves the rescue and recovery of victims trapped in a confined ...

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* The thirst for adventure is the vent which Destiny offers a war, a crusade, a gold mine, a new country, speak to the imagination and offer swing and play to the confined powers. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

* The stream of thought flows on but most of its segments fall into the bottomless abyss of oblivion. Of some, no memory survives the instant of their passage. Of others, it is confined to a few moments, hours or days. Others, again, leave vestiges which are indestructible, and by means of which they may be recalled as long as life endures. - William James

* Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass. - Joseph Addison


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