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entomb (someone or something) in (something)

To enclose, trap, or contain someone or something in something. We entombed the dead bird in the box before burying it in the backyard.
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entomb

someone or an animal in something to imprison someone or an animal in a tomblike enclosure. Please don't entomb me in that huge, cold office. Unknowingly, when they closed the door, they had entombed a tiny mouse in the church.
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"In less than 100 years, the walls will close in, entombing the waste there forever," writes Francis Hansen, the lead author on the Sandia study.
Then defence lawyer Peter Kyte accused him of having Susan killed, decapitating her and entombing her head in a lump of concrete at Peatfield's home to frame him.
Once their owners decide to shut them down permanently - a procedure known as decommissioning--there are three basic options: dismantling the plant and burying its parts; "mothballing," or storing, the plant for 10 to 50 years before dismantling; and permanently "entombing" the plant in concrete walls where it stands.