Definitions

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  • adj. Not perishable.
  • n. That which does not perish, especially a foodstuff.

Etymologies

non- +‎ perishable (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • CHICAGO, Jan. 25/PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- With some help from the Elks National Foundation, the charitable arm of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Bridgeport Elks will provide well balanced meals once a month to veterans staying at the Homes for the Brave facility, as well as basic necessities such as nonperishable food, toiletries, clothing, etc.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • -- squirreling away supplies such as nonperishable food, water, first aid kits and radios that work in the rain.

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  • Zingerman's added a lower, $9.99 flat-rate shipping option for all nonperishable items last year in response.

    How Would Santa Ship Chocolate Pears and Live Lobsters?

  • BOWIE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, a variety of music and dance performances, food, crafts and children's activities; take a nonperishable food item to benefit the Bowie Pantry. 11 a. m.-5 p.m.,

    Pr. George's calendar, Sept. 30-Oct. 7, 2010

  • The Torpedo Factory is collecting nonperishable food items from 6 to 9 p.m.

    Alexandria and Arlington volunteer opportunities

  • You can stock up on nonperishable foods and buy household goods in bulk.

    Six Ways to Boost Your Investment Income

  • Food prices—up 11% in February from a year earlier, more than twice the 4.9% rise in the broader consumer price index—have sapped household budgets in recent months, causing a decrease in consumer confidence, according to a survey by the China Economic Monitoring and Analysis Center and media research firm Nielsen Co. Consumers have begun to stock up on nonperishable goods that they use daily and anticipate will be more expensive in the future.

    Beijing's Price Fears Stay Unilever's Hand

  • If you're coming, bring a nonperishable food donation.

    Ignite Portland starts now!

  • For starters, stock up on: water 1 gallon per person per day; nonperishable foods; medications; a utility knife; duct tape; a battery-powered-radio; hygiene items; clothing and bedding; copies of your driver license, passport and birth certificate; and basic first aid supplies and instructions.

    Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.: Boooooooo! What Tricks, Treats Terrify You?

  • Perhaps the quintessential care package category, nonperishable items are great to keep students moving and remind them that pizza isn't the only thing available to eat.

    Katie Campbell: Creating a Nontraditional Care Package for Your College Student

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