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repository

/re·pos·i·to·ry/ (-poz´ĭ-tor-e) a place where something is stored, in pharmacology referring to the injection, usually intramuscularly, of a long-acting drug, which is slowly absorbed and is therefore prolonged in its action.
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Because fractured rocks fill these faults, they could provide a path for groundwater to reach the repository, potentially speeding up the rate at which radionuclides leak into the environment.
According to the standards, the radioactivity from a repository should not cause more than 1,000 human deaths over the next 10,000 years.
If the waste becomes liquefied, it is likely the repository will violate the standards, says Chaturvedi.