Idioms about mothball
- in disuse or in storage, especially with reference to standby equipment.
- (of ideas) dismissed as unworthy of further deliberation.
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How to use mothball in a sentence
After five years in storage, apparently without mothballs, the college’s jerseys were rife with holes and most of the pads were literally coming apart at the seams.These ‘experts’ once said women couldn’t play football. Boy were they wrong.|Britni de la Cretaz and Lyndsey D’Arcangelo|November 15, 2021|Popular-Science
NASA lost access to low-Earth orbit for nearly a decade after the retirement of the Space Shuttle, and if the ISS is mothballed, both the space agency and the space industry will lose out.Jeff Bezos wants to build a “business park” in space|Tim Fernholz|October 25, 2021|Quartz