from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Subject to decay, spoilage, or destruction.
- noun plural Items, especially foodstuffs, that are subject to decay or spoilage.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Liable to perish; subject to decay or destruction; mortal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Liable to perish; subject to decay, destruction, or death
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun That which
perishesor is short-lived.
- noun in the plural
foodthat does not keep for long.
- adjective Liable to
perish, especially naturallysubject to quick decompositionor decay.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun food that will decay rapidly if not refrigerated
- adjective liable to perish; subject to destruction or death or decay
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Instead, they will continue to collect what they call perishable evidence -- parts and pieces that will lose their meaning once the plane is moved.
Travel tickets are what I call perishable goods: If a company doesn't sell seats, then they lose them.
Prices of private-label perishable foods are rising even faster, up 12% last year versus an 8% jump for national brands.
Also need non-perishable food and long-term perishable food items, personal hygiene items, medicine chest items, toilet paper and cleaning items.
Because it is 'perishable' - generally reaching peak maturity after 25 years before declining
"The law of limitation as to real property," London, 1869), and their muniments of title perishable (Angell, op. cit.,
This form of advertising is what I like to call perishable advertising.
Shrimp is highly perishable, which is why most shrimp is flash-frozen and held in speculation to be released as needed, he said.
The sauce / soup packet is quite impressive in it's heft and the fact that it's sludge-like and most-likely perishable, which is why the product is sold frozen.
Information may or may not be technically "perishable" but there are limits on how long it has much in the way of utility/value/interest/pertinence.