Definition of Mothballing

1. Verb. (present participle of mothball) ¹

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Definition of Mothballing

1. mothball [v] - See also: mothball

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mothballing

moth-eaten alopecia
moth bean
moth miller
moth mullein
moth orchid
moth patch
moth plant
mothballing (current term)
mother's boy
mother's daughter
mother's line
mother's milk
mother's son
mother-child relations

Literary usage of Mothballing

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1. An International Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Facility: Exploring a Russian by Glenn E. Schweitzer, A. Chelsea Sharber (2005)
"... operations at enterprises involved in the initial stages of the nuclear fuel cycle are as follows: • removal from service and mothballing of quarries, ..."

2. Defense Base Closure And Realignment Commission: Report To The President 1995by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"They questioned how mothballing unneeded buildings would save money. The community strongly believes the Ogden Air Logistics Center should be considered as ..."

3. Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions by William D. Compton (1996)
"... while still making progress: suspending production of Saturn V launch vehicles and spacecraft assigned to those vehicles, "mothballing" the Mississippi ..."

4. Maintaining Budgetary Discipline: Spending and Revenue Options edited by Sherry Snyder (1999)
"mothballing the government-owned facilities would require an initial investment. But after taking those costs into account, this option would still save ..."

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