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Word: sequester

Definition: isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life


Sentences Containing 'sequester'

Bella Moth caterpillars sequester these toxins and use them as a deterrent for predators.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta had called for two rounds of base closures, while at the same time arguing that the alternative of the sequester would be a "meat-ax" approach to cuts which would "hollow out" military forces.
Enzyme bioscavengers are being developed as a pretreatment to sequester highly toxic OPs before they can reach their physiological targets and prevent the toxic effects from occurring.
Fructose 1,6-bis(phosphate) has also been implicated in the ability to bind and sequester Fe(II), a soluble form of iron whose oxidation to the insoluble Fe(III) is capable of generating reactive oxygen species via Fenton chemistry.
Some people believed House Democrats would pass the deal as a way to reduce the sequester cuts.
The 2013 Federal sequester will result in the closure of the airport's contract control tower.
The eliminated sequester cuts were spread evenly between defense spending and non-defense discretionary spending.
The proposed deal would eliminate some of the spending cuts required by the sequester by $45 billion of the cuts scheduled to happen in January and $18 billion of the cuts scheduled to happen in 2015.
These caterpillars sequester smaller amounts of PAs and are more susceptible to predation.
This does not decrease federal spending; instead, by reducing the amount of spending cuts the government was going to be forced to make by the sequester, it actually increases government spending by $45 billion and $18 billion over what would have been spent had the sequester remained in place.
This occurs because males lose up to 11% of their body mass during mating and once they are done mating, they need time to sequester resources that will allow them to deliver a spermatophore to the next female they mate with.

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