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entombment

[en′tüm·mənt]
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A method of decommissioning a nuclear facility in which radioactive contamination is made inaccessible by demolition techniques and then the residue is covered with reinforced concrete.
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by the decommissioned so with what attempted the '" many Members of the Royal Observer Corps will entomb themselves in these cold dank chambers Peter Cook
In late 2012, Honeywell and 23 other companies agreed to the EPA's $78 million plan to entomb most of the pollution on site.
Many DOE scientists think Yucca is the safest place to store nuclear waste: The terrain is forged of dry volcanic rock rugged enough to entomb nuclear waste for 10,000 years.
But this event got me to wondering: Why entomb bishops in such ornate mausoleums anyway?