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sausage boom
 n.— «Noticed very little sheen on the water. Pads, sausage booms and oil dry placed as a precaution, but no visible spill remains in the water. Wharfingers are monitoring the situation.» —“Hazardous Materials Spill Report” Governor’s Office Of Emergency Services (Port Hueneme, Ventura County, California) Jan. 28, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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