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Definition of "containable" [con•tain•a•ble]

  • Able to be contained, especially applied to viruses and similar diseases. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "containable" in a sentence
  • "I call containable fluids, to distinguish them from subtile fluids, such as caloric, electricity, etc., which no known bodies are believed to contain."
  • "How then can we be certain that Iran is rational and containable?"
  • "There was a lot of smoke, but for a time, despite the horrifying tragedy, it somehow seemed like a containable event."
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