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Definition of "uncontained" []

  • Not contained; unconstrained (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "uncontained" in a sentence
  • "The malfunction occurred on Aug. 2 and was a so-called uncontained failure, according to Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Alison Duquette."
  • "An FAA spokeswoman said the engine failure was "uncontained," which indicates moving parts of the engine escaped from the protective casing, a rare event in a modern jet engine."
  • "Carbon deposits and maintenance slip-ups, according to these mandates, could result in internal fractures and possibly even " uncontained " failures, in which metal parts spinning at immense speeds burst outside engines and can seriously damage other onboard systems."
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