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mothball

  
1       n   Mottenkugel    f     
to put in mothballs        (lit, fig)   einmotten  
[ship]   stilllegen, außer Dienst stellen  
2       vt   [plan, equipment etc]   einmotten  
[factory]   stillegen
Translation English - German Collins Dictionary  
to put in mothballs exp.
einmotten ; stilllegen ; außer Dienst stellen
[Lit.][Fig.]

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"mothball": examples and translations in context
From now on, your name is Mothball. Von nun an heißt du Mottenkugel.
This ship will be joining the mothball fleet next week. Das Schiff wird nächste Woche eingemottet.
He wrote the paper that forced us to mothball Piazzi. Er schrieb die Abhandlung, die uns dazu zwang, Piazzi einzumotten.
They mothball the future, and then they discredit you. Sie motten die Zukunft ein und sie diskreditieren einen.
Well-armed for a mothball facility, wouldn't you say? Gut geschützt für eine eingemottete Anlage, würden Sie nicht auch sagen?
Came down to get one of those mothball files out of the archives. Ich bin gekommen, um eine alte Akte aus dem Archiv zu holen.
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