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a small ball of camphor or naphthalene used to repel clothes moths in stored clothing, blankets, etc.
Placing military equipment into a state of long storage.
A term used for preserving aircraft, equipment, parts, etc., when they are unlikely to be put in use for an extended period. The equipment is generally sealed and made moisture-proof to the extent possible.