geosequester

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

geo- +‎ sequester

Verb[edit]

geosequester (third-person singular simple present geosequesters, present participle geosequestering, simple past and past participle geosequestered)

  1. to cause carbon to be buried and stored, on geological time-scales, in the deep crust or lithosphere
    The logistics company will geosequester carbon dioxide to offset its carbon footprint.

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