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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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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.
"Now the proposal is to just entomb the entire reactor, including all the parts that were probably contaminated ...
Over the Bishops' Mausoleum entrance the Latin inscription Resurrecturis (those who will rise again) presumably refers to those bishops entombed within this imposing edifice, not Resurrection Mary.
Under ENTOMB, radioactive contaminants are permanently encased on site in "structurally sound material" such as concrete and appropriately maintained and monitored until the radioactivity decays to a level permitting restricted release of the property.
Since to play the wax cylinders is also to erase them, their accuracy cannot be verified; the cylinders entomb the voices they are supposed to preserve.
A two-year old boy and his mother last seen standing along the highway, died instantly when they were entombed by sacks of rice coming from the rampaging truck
Roman Catholics observe Black or Holy Saturday with traditional activities that had been passed on to generations of devout Filipino Catholics starting with the observance of the Day of the Entombed Christ (Santo Entierro) during the day and the Easter Vigil at night.
Entombed Epigraphy and Commemorative Culture in Early Medieval China: A History of Early Muzhiming.
A funeral for the late star has been scheduled for August 31 in Detroit, following a two-day public viewing of her casket, and her body will be entombed at a family gravesite.
Franklin will be entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit, along with her father Rev.
Thirteen men were killed when an inrush of peat and bog from surface marshland entered the workings and 116 others were entombed underground.