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Definition of Waste

Waste
Waste Waste, a. [OE. wast, OF. wast, from L. vastus, influenced by the kindred German word; cf. OHG. wuosti, G. w["u]st, OS. w?sti, D. woest, AS. w[=e]ste. Cf. Vast.] 1. Desolate; devastated; stripped; bare; hence, dreary; dismal; gloomy; cheerless. The dismal situation waste and wild. --Milton. His heart became appalled as he gazed forward into the waste darkness of futurity. --Sir W. Scott. 2. Lying unused; unproductive; worthless; valueless; refuse; rejected; as, waste land; waste paper. But his waste words returned to him in vain. --Spenser. Not a waste or needless sound, Till we come to holier ground. --Milton. Ill day which made this beauty waste. --Emerson. 3. Lost for want of occupiers or use; superfluous. And strangled with her waste fertility. --Milton. Waste gate, a gate by which the superfluous water of a reservoir, or the like, is discharged. Waste paper. See under Paper. Waste pipe, a pipe for carrying off waste, or superfluous, water or other fluids. Specifically: (a) (Steam Boilers) An escape pipe. See under Escape. (b) (Plumbing) The outlet pipe at the bottom of a bowl, tub, sink, or the like. Waste steam. (a) Steam which escapes the air. (b) Exhaust steam. Waste trap, a trap for a waste pipe, as of a sink.
Waste
Waste Waste, v. i. 1. To be diminished; to lose bulk, substance, strength, value, or the like, gradually; to be consumed; to dwindle; to grow less. The time wasteth night and day. --Chaucer. The barrel of meal shall not waste. --1 Kings xvii. 14. But man dieth, and wasteth away. --Job xiv. 10. 2. (Sporting) To procure or sustain a reduction of flesh; -- said of a jockey in preparation for a race, etc.
Waste
Waste Waste, n. (Phys. Geog.) Material derived by mechanical and chemical erosion from the land, carried by streams to the sea.

Meaning of Waste from wikipedia

- Waste (or wastes) are unwanted or unusable materials. Waste is any substance which is discarded after primary use, or is worthless, defective and of no...
- Waste management (or waste disposal) include the activities and actions required to manage waste from its inception to its final disposal. This includes...
- WASTE is a peer-to-peer and friend-to-friend protocol and software application developed by Justin Frankel at Nullsoft in 2003 that features instant messaging...
- Radioactive waste is a type of hazardous waste that contains radioactive material. Radioactive waste is a by-product of various nuclear technology processes...
- Electronic waste or e-waste describes discarded electrical or electronic devices. Used electronics which are destined for refurbishment, reuse, resale...
- Recycling is the process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects. The recyclability of a material depends on its ability to reacquire...
- Waste Connections is an North American integrated waste services company that provides waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services, primarily...
- Biomedical waste or hospital waste is any kind of waste containing infectious (or potentially infectious) materials. It may also include waste ****ociated...
- Waste sorting is the process by which waste is separated into different elements. Waste sorting can occur manually at the household and collected through...
- Metabolic wastes or excrements are substances left over from metabolic processes (such as cellular respiration) which cannot be used by the organism (they...
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