Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being disposable: as, the disposability of one's time, one's property, or the like.

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  • noun rare The property of being disposable.

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Examples

  • The day we dispose of the idea of disposability will be a great one for the planet.

    An Ecosystem of One's Own

  • I'm shocked every time I see disability = disposability, which is naive of me, I know.

    Katie Jones and Deus ex machina

  • The day we dispose of the idea of disposability will be a great one for the planet.

    An Ecosystem of One's Own

  • Just as the notion of disposability in the tangible world leads us to create more waste, the ease with which we can both acquire and dispose of digital material creates an environment where the value of digital material is reduced.

    SOUNDSLOPE

  • "We talk about 'disposability' -- the idea that we have throw-away species and throw-away resources.

    GOOD Magazine: Green Jobs Not Jails

  • A toner cartridge is color (or the soot-black lack thereof, and by extension, Manichean dualism), disposability, the Gillette model of razor marketing, the democratization of print publishing.

    Lateral Thinking for Writers | The Long Write

  • A toner cartridge is color (or the soot-black lack thereof, and by extension, Manichean dualism), disposability, the Gillette model of razor marketing, the democratization of print publishing.

    2010 July | The Long Write

  • A toner cartridge is color (or the soot-black lack thereof, and by extension, Manichean dualism), disposability, the Gillette model of razor marketing, the democratization of print publishing.

    2010 July 05 | The Long Write

  • I don't want to tip our hand too much, but this year is kind of off-the-chain phenomenal...the show references everything from the histories of colonization, to the disposability of black men's bodies, to spiritual struggles with privilege, to resistance strategies to violence to power through crip sex moments.

    Cory Silverberg: When it Comes to Sex, Are Your Sins Invalid?

  • I don't want to tip our hand too much, but this year is kind of off-the-chain phenomenal...the show references everything from the histories of colonization, to the disposability of black men's bodies, to spiritual struggles with privilege, to resistance strategies to violence to power through crip sex moments.

    Cory Silverberg: When it Comes to Sex, Are Your Sins Invalid?

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