mothball

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Englisch - Türkisch
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naftalin
{f} (gemiyi) kullanımdan çıkarıp tekrar kullanılıncaya kadar muhafaza altında tutmak; (fabrikanın) faaliyetine son verip
gemileri veya harp malzemesini depolamak
{i} naftalin topu
mothballs
naftalin
past of mothball
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Englisch - Englisch
a small ball of chemical pesticide and deodorant placed in or around clothing and other articles susceptible to damage from mold or moth larvae in order to protect them from this damage; mothballs have either naphthalene or paradichlorobenzene as their active ingredient
to store or shelve (something that is no longer used)

They mothballed the old version after the new one came out.

put into long-term storage
If someone in authority mothballs a plan, factory, or piece of equipment, they decide to stop developing or using it, perhaps temporarily. the decision to mothball the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, for safety and political reasons. to stop using a factory, equipment etc or to not continue with a plan, temporarily but possibly for a long time
{f} inactivate, take out of use, put into storage
{i} naphthalene ball used as moth repellent
A mothball is a small ball made of a special chemical, which you can put among clothes or blankets in order to keep moths away
a small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing put into long-term storage
a small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing
mothballed
past of mothball
mothballing
present participle of mothball
mothballs
plural of mothball
mothball
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