Definitions

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  • adj. Without waste.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • That cannot be wasted, consumed, or exhausted; in exhaustible.

Etymologies

waste +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • System's land surface area should be as large as necessary for consuming all wastes in due time (system should be wasteless) and generating enough electric and thermal power by solar-powered generators

    Is Sustainable Development of Deserts Feasible?

  • Suppose, now, that there were no sun nor stars in the heavens, nor any thing that shone in the black brow of night; and suppose that a lighted lamp were put into your hand, which should burn wasteless and clear amid all the tempests that should brood upon this lower world.

    Sanders' Union Fourth Reader

  • Who? my readers, can estimate the joy of the redeemed thousands, standing blood-washed, glory-crowned, through ceaseless, wasteless, round eternity.

    Scraps of African Methodist Episcopal History

  • A weakness for crudely serviceable contrivances that pointedly suggest immediate and wasteless use is present even in the middle-class tastes; but it is there kept well in hand under the unbroken dominance of the canon of reputable futility.

    The theory of the leisure class; an economic study of institutions

  • A sailless, wasteless, chartless, compassless, grubless old condemned tub that has been drifting helpless about the ocean for 4 months and a half, begging bread and water like any other tramp, flying

    Complete Letters of Mark Twain

  • It tore over the ground with yet greater swiftness than the former -- in long, level, skimming leaps, the very embodiment of wasteless speed.

    Lilith, a romance

  • Instead of a lower more proper budget instead of one filled with wasteless spending he figures "Hey lets put taxes on everything in the middle of a recession!".

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • It's easy to imagine that computers and other consumer electronics are clean and wasteless-especially minimalists Macs.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • 'Going away from the conventional methodology, John acts today and speaks of the clean, healthy, and wasteless future.

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  • I agree with TIMJ, such wasteless time spent on twitter, then a few minutes with such great talent.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

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