The act of confining, or the state of being confined; imprisonment.
Formerly, strangulation, as in hernia.
A constriction of the hernial sac, rendering it irreducible, but not great enough to cause strangulation.
Regulating and taxing marijuana would simultaneously save taxpayers billions of dollars in enforcement and incarceration costs, while providing many billions of dollars in revenue annually. George Soros
The sunlight ranges over the universe, and at incarnation we step out of it into the twilight of the body, and see but dimly during the period of our incarceration; at death we step out of the prison again into the sunlight, and are nearer to the reality. Annie Besant