American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A container or enclosed space for storage.
- v. To place or store in a bin.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A box or inclosed place used as a repository for any commodity: as, a corn-bin; a coal-bin.
- n. One of the open subdivisions of a cellar for the reception of wine-bottles.
- n. Also spelled binn.
- To put into or store in a bin: as, to bin liquor.
- Within; inside.
- Of place, within; inside of; in.
- Of time, within; during.
- A shortened form of been, past participle, and obsolete infinitive and present indicative plural, of be. Bin is the ordinary pronunciation in the United States of the past participle been.
- n. A heap or pile.
- n. A container used for storage.
- n. A container for rubbish or waste.
- v. chiefly UK, informal To dispose of (something) by putting it into a bin, or as if putting it into a bin.
- v. UK, informal To throw away, reject, give up.
- v. statistics To convert continuous data into discrete groups.
- n. son of; equivalent to Hebrew בן (ben).
- text messaging Contraction of being
- v. Alternative form of been.
- n. computing, informal A short form of binary
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A box, frame, crib, or inclosed place, used as a receptacle for any commodity.
- v. To put into a bin.
- obsolete An old form of be and been.
- n. the quantity contained in a bin
- n. an identification number consisting of a two-part code assigned to banks and savings associations; the first part shows the location and the second identifies the bank itself
- v. store in bins
- n. a container; usually has a lid
- Short for binary. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English binne, from Old English, probably of Celtic origin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“If you do, then critical Cygwin system directories like and bin could easily be corrupted by other (non-Cygwin) applications or packages that use or \bin.”
“(grep "bin / perl" / usr / bin*) I find a lot of perl programs I can try to read which are written by experienced programmers.”
“They added just quotes from what they called the bin Laden speech.”
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“Some consumers have always opted to delay buying (paperback releases are the obvious example, but think also of second run movies, as well as cable and rentals, as well as bargain bin LPs).”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘bin’.
words from work
Stuff that holds other stuff.
This is just a list, right, that I'm gonna, like, fill with words, that, like, are every word that I can, like, think of with, ahhmm, my brain.
A list of English words that are three letters long.
Nabbed from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ROT-13#Letter_games_and_net_culture: words that become other existing words (or failing that, acronyms) when a Caesar shift of 13 places is applied to them.
Okay, I admit it. I made a list of words my daughter knew when she was two years old.
Words that remind me of England, which I miss very much.
Ah, yeah, this is a list of words that I think sound pretty funny... or dumb, either way, I like 'em so, yeah.
short, sweet, epic, catchy, sassy, sexy & sizzling.
( personal list, randomness )
Britishisms and Anglophilia - Mencken has a great, if dated, list of comparisons between the British and American words here.
Looking for tweets for bin.