adjective Date: 1653 restrained; also calm

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  • contained — index arrested (checked) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Contained — Contain Con*tain , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Containing}.] [OE. contenen, conteinen, F. contenir, fr. L. continere, tentum; con + tenere to hold. See {Tenable}, and cf. {Countenance}.] 1. To hold within fixed limits; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contained — containedly /keuhn tay nid lee/, adv. /keuhn taynd /, adj. showing restraint or calmness; controlled; poised: She was contained throughout the ordeal. [1400 50; late ME conteynyd. See CONTAIN, ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • contained — adjective Restricted in space. The brush fire is now contained, if it doesnt jump the lines it will burn itself out …   Wiktionary

  • contained — adjective gotten under control the oil spill is contained • Similar to: ↑controlled …   Useful english dictionary

  • contained — adj. held, included, comprised; restrained, kept under control con·tain || kÉ™n teɪn v. include, have within; restrain, keep under control …   English contemporary dictionary

  • contained — con·tained …   English syllables

  • contained — con•tained [[t]kənˈteɪnd[/t]] adj. showing restraint or calmness; controlled • Etymology: 1400–50 con•tain′ed•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • contained in a will — index testamentary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • contained use — genetiškai modifikuotų mikroorganizmų arba organizmų ribotas naudojimas statusas Aprobuotas sritis biotechnologija apibrėžtis Veikla, kai specialiomis priemonėmis ribojant mikroorganizmų arba organizmų sąlytį su gyventojais ir aplinka tie… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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