1. To place in the earth and cover with soil.
2. To embed deeply; SYN. sink.
3. To place in a grave or tomb; SYN. entomb, inter, lay to rest.
4. To cover from sight.
City in Greater Manchester, England, on the river Irwell, 16 km/10 mi N of central Manchester; It is a textile town, concentrating on cotton spinning and weaving. Other industries include chemicals, engineering, textile machinery, felt, paint, printing, and paper making.