1The action or process of spoiling, especially the deterioration of food and other perishable goods.
- The job is generally done on the last or second-to-last day of setup to avoid smelly food spoilage.
- In order to prevent spoilage wild rice must be dried promptly.
- This ultra-thin layer of foil eliminates the need for refrigeration and prevents spoilage without using preservatives.
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