HyperDic: waste_matter

English > 1 sense of the expression waste matter:
NOUNsubstancewaste matter, waste, waste material, waste productany materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
English > waste matter: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted.
Synonymswaste, waste material, waste product
Narrowerbody waste, excretion, excreta, excrement, excretory productwaste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body
effluent, wastewater, sewer waterwater mixed with waste matter
exhaust, exhaust fumes, fumesgases ejected from an engine as waste products
filth, crud, skankAny substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant
garbage, refuse, food waste, scrapsFood that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
impurity, drossworthless or dangerous material that should be removed
pollutantwaste matter that contaminates the water or air or soil
rubbish, trash, scrapworthless material that is to be disposed of
sewage, seweragewaste matter carried away in sewers or drains
slop(usually plural) waste water from a kitchen or bathroom / bathroom or chamber pot that has to be emptied by hand
toxic waste, toxic industrial wastepoisonous waste materials
Broadermaterial, stuffThe tangible / tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
Spanishbasura, chatarra, desecho, residuo
Catalanresidu

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