Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Wasting; going to waste or decay.

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Examples

  • Last December, awaste pond filled with 50 years worth of liquified coal ash waste atthe Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plantruptured, polluting the Emory Riverand covering hundreds ofacres downstreamwith a billion plus gallons of contaminated coal sludge.

    Rob Perks: EPA Taking Over Cleanup of Tennessee Coal Ash Disaster

  • At the time, I was too busy thinking these convocations were awaste of timeand straddling the fence about pre-marital sex and Christian principles.

    Prayerfully Pro-Choice

  • “Ask me not,” answered he; “my wealth is awaste and my state hath waxed un stated!”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • We are merely arguing whether all this choice is itself awaste.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Do Markets Give Us Too Many Choices?

  • "Ask me not," answered he; "my wealth is awaste and my state hath waxed unstated!"

    Arabian nights. English

  • Something that is simply awaste of money and unnecessary given the current state of world affairs.

    Peterborough Today - News Feed

  • “Intl.” or “Int’l” (it’s the last) or giving me parallel cites because the Bluebook tells you to is awaste.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Case for Abolishing the Bluebook

  • “Intl.” or “Int’l” it’s the last or giving me parallel cites because the Bluebook tells you to is awaste.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Case for Abolishing the Bluebook

  • Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 12: 03 PM surely we knew this a couple of years ago as reported in e. t so we get another report we already are aware of what awaste of money i supose this mean another target to meet. lets employ another manager to set another target for another manager to set another target which will not be acted on when pdh moves to edith cavel move all the managers in to make more reports and targets retrain the nurses and doctors as van and lorry drivers to move all the reports down to the waste paper unit in fengate to make more paper for the every increasing mangers to make more reports you can see why the trust is in so much debt poppet

    Peterborough Today - News Feed

  • Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 12: 03 PM surely we knew this a couple of years ago as reported in e. t so we get another report we already are aware of what awaste of money i supose this mean another target to meet. lets employ another manager to set another target for another manager to set another target which will not be acted on when pdh moves to edith cavel move all the managers in to make more reports and targets retrain the nurses and doctors as van and lorry drivers to move all the reports down to the waste paper unit in fengate to make more paper for the every increasing mangers to make more reports you can see why the trust is in so much debt poppet

    Peterborough Today - News Feed

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