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entombment

[en′tüm·mənt]
(nucleonics)
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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Lead author Dr Randall Perry, of Imperial College, London, said: "If silica exists in varnish-like coatings in Martian deserts or caves, then it may entomb ancient microbes.
Their models in part must also lie in text, in language--which, however, they index only to entomb behind their synecdochic skins.
Like concrete cascading down a cement truck chute, lahars could even entomb the streets of Orting.