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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Protective storage, as of foods or furs, in a refrigerated place.
  • n. Informal A state of being held in abeyance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. in a state of abeyance or postponement
  • n. refrigerated storage for preservation


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