waste-disposal unit


waste-disposal unit
(also waste disposer)
noun Brit. an electrically operated device fitted to the waste pipe of a kitchen sink for grinding up food waste.

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  • waste disposal unit — waste disposal UK / US or waste disposal unit UK / US noun [countable] Word forms waste disposal : singular waste disposal plural waste disposals Word forms waste disposal unit : singular waste disposal unit plural waste disposal unit British a… …   English dictionary

  • waste disposal unit — noun A system fitted to a kitchen sink for grinding down food waste so that it can be disposed of down the plug hole • • • Main Entry: ↑waste * * * waste disposal unit variant UK US Main entry: waste disposal * * * noun, pl ⋯ units [count] Brit …   Useful english dictionary

  • waste-disposal unit — ► NOUN ▪ an electrically operated device fitted to the waste pipe of a kitchen sink for grinding up food waste …   English terms dictionary

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  • waste disposal — UK / US or waste disposal unit UK / US noun [countable] Word forms waste disposal : singular waste disposal plural waste disposals Word forms waste disposal unit : singular waste disposal unit plural waste disposal unit British a piece of… …   English dictionary

  • waste disposal — UK US noun [countable] [singular waste disposal plural waste disposals] [singular waste disposal unit …   Useful english dictionary

  • waste disposal — waste dis.posal n 1.) [U] the process of getting rid of unwanted materials or substances ▪ the problem of radioactive waste disposal 2.) also waste disposal unit BrE a small machine under the kitchen ↑sink that cuts food waste into small pieces… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • waste disposal — waste disposals N COUNT A waste disposal or a waste disposal unit is a small machine in a kitchen sink that chops up vegetable waste. [BRIT] (in AM, use garbage disposal) …   English dictionary

  • waste disposal — noun especially BrE 1 also waste disposal unit (C) a machine connected to the waste pipe of a kitchen sink that cuts solid waste into small pieces; garbage disposal AmE 2 (U) the process or system of getting rid of unwanted materials or… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Land disposal unit — A land disposal unit, or LDU, is a site in which hazardous waste is remedied through natural and man made processes.Types of LDUs for hazardous waste disposal (see RCRA Section 3004(k)):* Landfill * Surface impoundment * Waste pile * Land… …   Wikipedia