Definitions

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  • adj. Not contained; unconstrained

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The malfunction occurred on Aug. 2 and was a so-called uncontained failure, according to Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Alison Duquette.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • 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.

    Boeing Has New Delay for Dreamliner

  • 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.

    Rolls Flies Similar Path With Latest Engine Woes

  • The proposed amended ordinance also provides a more specific definition of litter, with six paragraphs identifying scrap rope, rags, batteries, discarded furniture, scattered lumber and junk vehicles, along with a range of other items, including definitions for "uncontained" and

    greatfallstribune.com - Local News

  • August resulted in an "uncontained" engine failure.

    The Seattle Times

  • The FlightGlobal website, an aviation news site, reported this week that a Trent 1000 engine suffered an "uncontained" failure - meaning debris broke out of the engine casing - during a test on Aug. 2.

    The Seattle Times

  • The FlightGlobal website, an aviation news site, reported this week that a Trent 1000 engine suffered an "uncontained" failure - with debris breaking through the engine casing - during a test on Aug. 2.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Although Ike struck well east of the state's major cattle-raising region, the Texas Farm Bureau said that as of late Tuesday thousands of cattle had drowned and 15,000 were "uncontained" and in danger.

    msnbc.com: Top msnbc.com headlines

  • "uncontained" engine failures before, one of which affected another Qantas flight, as it left San Francisco in August

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • As markets wake up to the reality of an uncontained debt crisis in the euro zone, it is going to be a rocky ride.

    Overheard

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