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[ UK /sˌiːkwɪstɹˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
[ US /ˌsɛkwəˈstɹeɪʃən/ ]
  1. the action of forming a chelate or other stable compound with an ion or atom or molecule so that it is no longer available for reactions
  2. seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized
  3. the act of segregating or sequestering
    sequestration of the jury
  4. a writ that authorizes the seizure of property
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How To Use sequestration In A Sentence

  • These are known as carbon offsets through carbon sequestration.
  • Penalties include an unlimited fine, sequestration of property and/or two years imprisonment.
  • This may include splenic sequestration, transient red cell aplasia and hyperhemolysis. Diagnosing and treating sickle cell disease
  • The digitisation neurosis of the early twenty-first century, the drive to create endlessly duplicable and available electronic copies of literary and artistic works (many of which, being made from wood pulp, are effective carbon sequestration devices) requires the constant whirring of hard drives, the persistent presence of electrically live bandwidth, and the consequent carbon on-costs. Forgetting, to live « Squares of Wheat
  • However, a bronchopulmonary sequestration always has a systemic arterial blood supply from the aorta while a Type III congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation does not. Bronchopulmonary sequestration and Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid
  • Emigrés risked the sequestration of their land, but in 1814 nobles still owned 20 percent of the land in France, compared to 25 per cent in 1789.
  • Recently, we have described a hybrid lesion, which consists of both congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation and bronchopulmonary sequestration lesions. Bronchopulmonary sequestration and Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid
  • They'll also cover new opportunities for earning income from farmland, such as carbon sequestration and growing switchgrass as a biofuel crop.
  • The Sexual Offences Act had made trafficking for sexual purposes an offence and those convicted could face 14 years in prison and sequestration of their assets.
  • Cystic lung lesions with systemic arterial blood supply: A hybrid of congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation and bronchopulmonary sequestration. Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation publications
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