from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An unusable or unwanted substance or material produced during or as a result of a process, such as metabolism or manufacturing.
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- noun an
unwanted material producedduring some manufacturing process, especially radioactive material from nuclear reactors
- noun the unwanted results of
metabolism, expelled in the urineand faeces
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- noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
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