Empties
Empty Emp"ty, n.; pl. {Empties}. An empty box, crate, cask, etc.; -- used in commerce, esp. in transportation of freight; as, ``special rates for empties.'' [1913 Webster]

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  • empties — emp‧ties [ˈemptiz] noun [plural] 1. empty containers that will be used again: • I ll get one of the bar staff to collect these empties. 2. PROPERTY houses in which noone is living: • All his empties could be let at low rents for perhaps three… …   Financial and business terms

  • Empties — Infobox Film name = Empties name = Vratné lahve image size = 110px caption = DVD cover director = Jan Svěrák producer = writer = Zdeněk Svěrák starring = Zdeněk Svěrák music = cinematography = editing = distributor = released = flagicon|Czech… …   Wikipedia

  • empties — n. empty bottles. □ Throw your empties in the trash. □ Whose empties are these, and how many are there? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • empties — emp|ties [ˈemptiz] n [plural] bottles or glasses that are empty ▪ The barman collected the empties …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • empties — noun (plural) bottles or glasses that are empty: We can take the empties to be recycled …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • empties — noun Empty liquor bottles …   Wiktionary

  • empties — emp|ties [ emptiz ] noun plural INFORMAL empty containers, especially bottles and glasses after the liquid has been drunk …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • empties — emp·ty || emptɪ v. remove the contents of, make empty adj. containing nothing; without people; hollow, meaningless n. container devoid of contents …   English contemporary dictionary

  • empties — UK [ˈemptɪz] / US noun [plural] informal empty containers, especially bottles and glasses after the liquid has been drunk …   English dictionary

  • EMPTIES — …   Useful english dictionary

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