the act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others
the state of being physically constrained
a device that retards something's motion
- I think I've showed considerable constraint under the circumstances.
- There was a feeling of constraint in the room; no one dared to tell the king how foolish his decision was.
- First, they put constraint on the operator.
- CONSTRAINT RELATED TO ACCESS AND USE
- What is more, all competitors are capacity constraint.
- A constraint related to access and use shall be either or both of the following:
- This constraint can lead to malfunctions, which in turn can lead to accidents.
- Access to finance is a major policy constraint in most Member States and the Community alike.
- BT is not subject to this constraint because allegedly it is not taxed marginally.
- The choice of parameters in the Agreement is not a consequence of any legal constraint.
- Therefore, this measure would not be a constraint on the company.
- However, the system of guaranteed minimum off-take mitigates that constraint to a large extent.
- It is concluded that in the absence of the merger, the constraint that could be caused through this probably 600 MW interconnector is in any event less than the constraint caused by the entry of Vattenfall in both areas.
- Third, they constitute an organisational constraint for companies (management of PPE, need for compatibility between the PPE and the anchorage system). This constraint can lead to malfunctions, which in turn can lead to accidents.
- Therefore, no other cobalt producer will be able to exercise any significant competitive constraint on New Inco.