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  • v. Present participle of sequester.

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Examples

  • The carbon will return to the air when the plants die, but it could sequester a large amount of carbon while other long-term sequestering approaches are being developed.

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  • Zorn is "sequestering" players with three years or less NFL experience at a team hotel.

    More than 100 pounds lighter, 'Skins' Williams back on track

  • Or you can try to prevent CO2 from ever reaching the atmosphere by "sequestering" it, thus rendering coal combustion "clean," a wonderful challenge considering the cost and difficulty of capturing and pumping all the stuff and storing it securely.

    Craig K. Comstock: Hack the Planet?

  • There's a problem by Watching on Tuesday, Apr 8, 2008 at 7: 36: 49 AM depends on what kind of sequestering you do by Michael Mustelier on Tuesday, Apr 8, 2008 at 10: 39: 24 AM

    Bio-Fuels and Sequestering Are Not Solutions

  • Rhyme survived for a few decades in song, and some of its finest practitioners bloomed among us like gaudy flowers on a dead tree, and Hart rhymed "sequestering" with "pestering," Coward wrote, "because they hope he ar Will impale his sola topi ar On a tree," and Sondheim danced verbal capers that enchanted the old guard and irritated critics, who thought he was too clever for his own good.

    WASN'T THE GRASS GREENER A Curmudgeon's Fond Memories

  • "We call that 'sequestering' the ion," the chemist continued.

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  • I don’t like the idea of sequestering the jurors and force-feeding them information.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Could National Juries Alleviate the Problem of Political Ignorance? 

  • While the additional growth has some quite positive aspects, such as sequestering more carbon in the trees than would occur with 'normal growth', there are some aspects to consider:

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  • I can't imagine call phones or networked computers are allowed for a sequestered jury anyway - but I think "sequestering" a jury is pretty rare - the state has to provide hotel accommodations and food to everyone in the jury, which is really expensive!

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  • The "sequestering" of university leaders escalates the intensity of the protests of higher-education reforms adopted by the French government.

    Chronicle.com - Today's News

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