[ non-per-i-shuh-buhl ]
/ nɒnˈpɛr ɪ ʃə bəl /
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not subject to rapid deterioration or decay: A supply of nonperishable food was kept for emergencies.
Usually nonperishables. articles or items, especially of food, not subject to rapid spoilage.
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Origin of nonperishable
First recorded in 1920–25; non- + perishable
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How to use nonperishable in a sentence
Amazon Subscribe & Save lets you “subscribe” to most of the non-perishable items that Amazon has in stock.3 Easy Ways To Make Fresh, Healthy Food A Regular Part Of Your Life|Ari Meisel|December 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Under the non-perishable foods are classed those that are not subject to bacteria or mold in ordinary circumstances.
A general rule may be stated: Buy perishable foods in small quantities; non-perishable foods in large.
Foods may be classed in this connection as perishable, semi-perishable, and non-perishable.
Buying non-perishable foods in small quantities instead of in bulk.Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (1918)|C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss
Non-perishable foods were brought thousands of miles, and fields of vegetables were bought before they were planted.In the Days of Queen Victoria|Eva March Tappan