perishability
noun see perishable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Perishability — Per ish*a*bil i*ty, n. Perishableness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perishability — See perishable. * * * …   Universalium

  • perishability — noun The quality of being perishable …   Wiktionary

  • perishability — perɪʃəblnɪs n. ability to rot or decay; ability to die, mortality …   English contemporary dictionary

  • perishability — per·ish·abil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • perishability — noun unsatisfactoriness by virtue of being subject to decay or spoilage or destruction • Syn: ↑perishableness • Derivationally related forms: ↑perishable (for: ↑perishableness), ↑perishable • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • perishable — perishability, perishableness, n. perishably, adv. /per i sheuh beuhl/, adj. 1. subject to decay, ruin, or destruction: perishable fruits and vegetables. n. 2. Usually, perishables. something perishable, esp. food. [1605 15; PERISH + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • marketing board — Organization set up by a government to regulate the buying and selling of a certain commodity within a specified area. The simplest type of board is designed to carry out market research, promote sales, and furnish information; it is usually… …   Universalium

  • perishableness — noun unsatisfactoriness by virtue of being subject to decay or spoilage or destruction • Syn: ↑perishability • Derivationally related forms: ↑perishable, ↑perishable (for: ↑perishability) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • perishable — adjective Date: 1611 liable to perish ; liable to spoil or decay < such perishable products as fruit, vegetables, butter, and eggs > • perishability noun • perishable noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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