(redirected from confinable)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms.
References in periodicals archive ?
The problem with this approach is that library collection managers must be able to estimate and control their costs in advance and can tolerate unpredictable costs only in fairly confinable subsections of their budgets.
The firefighter also determines whether the fire is extinguishable or easily confinable.
The perception of the possibility of such technology followed from the theoretical prediction that highly sensitive immunoassays can be developed using far smaller amounts of antibody than have traditionally been perceived as necessary, implying that an individual assay can be performed using numbers of antibody molecules so low as to be confinable within a microspot a few square micrometers in area.