“The Republicans say we’re kicking the can down the road. I don’t think they’re kicking the can down the road, I think they’re nudging the potato across the table with their nose. There’s not much that’s being accomplished by what they are doing. This is completely irresponsible. It’s mindless. Most people don’t even know what the word sequester means. Sequestration equals unemployment,” Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Cali.) said
The action of taking legal possession of assets until a debt has been paid or other claims have been met.
The action of taking forcible possession of something; confiscation.
removal or separation; banishment or exile.
a withdrawal into seclusion; retirement.
a. the sequestering of property.
b. confiscation or seizure.
Chemistry . the combining of metallic ions with a suitable reagent into a stable, soluble complex in order to prevent the ions from combining with a substance with which they would otherwise have formed an insoluble precipitate, from causing interference in a particular reaction, or from acting as undesirable catalysts.