from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The length of time a product may be stored without becoming unsuitable for use or consumption.
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- noun The length of time a product (especially
foodand drugs) will last without deteriorating or without being sold.
- noun The maximum time a packaged material can be stored under specific conditions and still meet the performance requirements specified.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the length of time a packaged food or drug will last without deteriorating
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