from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. 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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- n. an unwanted material produced during some manufacturing process, especially radioactive material from nuclear reactors
- n. the unwanted results of metabolism, expelled in the urine and faeces
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
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