Definition of disposal
1 : the power or authority to make use of as one chooses : the power or authority to dispose of something The car was at my disposal.
2 : the act or process of disposing: such asa : orderly placement or distribution the disposal of troops along the ridgeb : regulation, administrationc : the act or action of presenting or bestowing (see bestow 4) something disposal of favors the disposal of propertyd : systematic destruction; especially : destruction or transformation of garbage trash disposal the disposal of nuclear waste
3 [garbage disposal unit] : a device used to reduce waste matter (as by grinding) putting food scraps down the disposal
Examples of disposal in a sentence
the disposal of nuclear waste
trash disposal is on Wednesday in our neighborhood
First Known Use of disposal
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