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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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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Confined'

  • 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 space or in a
  • Confined space: and subsequently to a rescue team. Confined space training outlines the skills and protocols for safe entry to confined spaces, and includes precautions
  • Three Days Confined to Barracks: Three Days Confined to Barracks (German: Drei Tage Mittelarrest) is a 1930 German comedy film directed by Carl Boese and starring Max Adalbert, Ida Wüst

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'Confined' example sentence in quotations

* 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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Confined Sample Sentences in News

  • Plan aims to improve confined juveniles' education
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder and Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Monday unveiled new guidance aimed at improving the quality of education for roughly 60,000 confined juveniles. Read more on this news related to 'Confined'
  • New technique reveals immune cell motion
    Neutrophils, cells recruited by the immune system to fight infection, need to move through a great variety of tissues. New research shows how neutrophils move through confined spaces in the body. A new system can mimic tissues of different densities and stiffness, enabling improved development and testing of drugs. Read more on this news related to 'Confined'
  • Parents investigated in France for child neglect
    French officials are investigating a couple of Indian origin after finding three young boys confined in appalling conditions in a suburban Paris flat.         Read more on this news related to 'Confined'

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