adjective see discard I

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  • discardable — discard ► VERB ▪ get rid of as no longer useful or desirable. ► NOUN ▪ a discarded item. DERIVATIVES discardable adjective. ORIGIN originally in the sense «reject (a playing card)»; from DIS (Cf. ↑dis ) + CARD(Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • discardable — See discard. * * * …   Universalium

  • discardable — adjective That can be discarded. Syn: disposable …   Wiktionary

  • discardable — adj. can be thrown away, disposable, unneeded …   English contemporary dictionary

  • discardable — discardˈable adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑discard …   Useful english dictionary

  • discard — discardable, adj. discarder, n. v. /di skahrd /; n. /dis kahrd/, v.t. 1. to cast aside or dispose of; get rid of: to discard an old hat. 2. Cards. a. to throw out (a card or cards) from one s hand. b. to play (a card, not a trump, of a different… …   Universalium

  • dis|card|a|ble — «dihs KAHR duh buhl», adjective. 1. that can be discarded; worthless: »... a yard of discardable verbiage (Sunday Times). 2. that can be thrown away after being used once; disposable: »discardable containers. Discardable clothing made of miracle… …   Useful english dictionary

  • discard — I. verb Date: circa 1586 transitive verb 1. to get rid of especially as useless or unwanted < a pile of discarded tires > 2. a. to remove (a playing card) from one s hand b. to play (any card except a trump) from a suit different from the one led …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Asynchronous Transfer Mode — In electronic digital data transmission systems, the network protocol Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) encodes data traffic into small fixed sized cells. The standards for ATM were first developed in the mid 1980s. The goal was to design a single …   Wikipedia

  • Faith — is a belief in the trustworthiness of an idea. Formal usage of the word faith is usually reserved for concepts of religion, as in theology, where it almost universally refers to a trusting belief in a transcendent reality, or else in a Supreme… …   Wikipedia

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