disposal

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dis·pos·al

noun \di-ˈspō-zəl\

Definition of DISPOSAL

1
:  the power or authority to dispose or make use of as one chooses <the car was at my disposal>
2
:  the act or process of disposing: as
a :  orderly placement or distribution
b :  regulation, administration
c :  the act or action of presenting or bestowing something <disposal of favors>
d :  systematic destruction; especially :  destruction or transformation of garbage
3
[garbage disposal unit] :  a device used to reduce waste matter (as by grinding)

Examples of DISPOSAL

  1. the disposal of nuclear waste
  2. <trash disposal is on Wednesday in our neighborhood>

First Known Use of DISPOSAL

1630

Rhymes with DISPOSAL

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