Definition of 'mothball'
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More power plants will be mothballed as a result.Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
That would still mean the plant is mothballed with huge layoffs, but workers would probably receive redundancy pay.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The borrowed money is used to pay for basic infrastructure on mothballed sites, which in turn allows building work to begin.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Energy companies have been running coal plants flat out in recent months, and half a dozen gas plants have been mothballed.Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2011)
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Definition of mothball from the Collins English Dictionary