HyperDic: disposable

English > 3 senses of the word disposable:
ADJECTIVEalldisposablefree or available for use or disposition
alldisposabledesigned to be disposed of after use
NOUNartifactdisposablean item that can be disposed of after it has been used
disposable > pronunciation
Soundsdihspow'zahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > disposable: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFree or available for use or disposition.
Examples
  • "every disposable piece of equipment was sent to the fire"
  • "disposable assets"
Narroweravailable, usable, useableConvenient for use or disposal
expendable, spendable(used of funds) remaining after taxes
fluid, liquidIn cash or easily convertible to cash / cash
Oppositenondisposable(of assets) unavailable for use
Spanishdesechable
English > disposable: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdesigned to be disposed of after use.
Example"disposable paper cups"
NarrowerthrowawayIntended to be thrown away after use
Oppositenondisposablenot designed to be thrown away after use
Spanishdescartable, desechable
English > disposable: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn item that can be disposed of after it has been used.
BroaderitemA whole individual unit
Spanishdesechable

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