burial vault

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Noun1.burial vault - a burial chamber (usually underground)burial vault - a burial chamber (usually underground)
burial chamber, sepulcher, sepulchre, sepulture - a chamber that is used as a grave
charnel, charnel house - a vault or building where corpses or bones are deposited
columbarium - a sepulchral vault or other structure having recesses in the walls to receive cinerary urns
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What OPG has proposed is a deep vault about the size of a big-box store that would house, in perpetuity, low and mid-level radioactive dry byproducts of nuclear energy production in a repository recommended beside Bruce Nuclear Power plant near Kincardine.
There was also evidence of a repair to the grave, and that Shakespeare and others of his family are not in a deep vault but in shallow graves under the church floor.
I know for a fact that Motown (record label) has a deep vault and I would say there are 100 or more tracks sitting at Motown alone," Brown said.

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