Examples of entomb in a Sentence
a number of Boston's historic notables are entombed in the Old Granary Burying Ground
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Now, with the capstone in place, Sakiagak was effectively entombed.
And over there, the golden dome of the Invalides where Napoleon is entombed!
When Nick and his partner come under attack in the Middle East, the ensuing battle accidentally unearths Ahmanet, a betrayed Egyptian princess who was entombed under the desert for thousands of years.
And over there, the golden dome of the Invalides where Napoleon is entombed !
But according to Jean Bonhotal, the director of the Cornell Waste Management Institute, humans have interrupted that circular system by entombing valuable nutrients in landfills and relying on chemical fertilizers.
In 2015, commissioners approved a plan to entomb the plant’s 3.6 million pounds of spent nuclear fuel on site.
The permit was strongly opposed by environmentalists, nearby property owners and others worried about the plan to entomb 3.6 millions pounds of spent fuel on the beach within a few dozen miles of more than 8 million people.
This vertical, rippling, palisade texture forms when long filaments from microbial mats that exist at the outflows of hot springs get entombed in silica sediment that is common in the water.
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Origin and Etymology of entomb
Middle English entoumben, from Middle French entomber, from en- + tombe tomb
First Known Use: 1565See Words from the same year
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Definition of entomb for English Language Learners
: to place (someone or something) in a tomb
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