disposal disposal  /dɪs ˈpoʊ zəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the power to use something or someone
  2. (n) a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)
  3. (n) the act or means of getting rid of something
  4. (n) a kitchen appliance for disposing of garbage

Usage(s):

  1. Conventional batteries generate a lot of waste during manufacture, and they're a disposal nightmare.
  2. With 20,000 troops at his disposal, he was able to establish an overwhelming presence in the streets.

News

  1. This Waste Disposal Company Looks Interesting After the Recent Acquisition

    This Waste Disposal Company Looks Interesting After the Recent Acquisition        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  2. Flag disposal ceremony June 14

    In cooperation with Springfield Township government, the Springfield American Legion will sponsor a US Flag disposal ceremony on Friday, June 14, outside Old Central School on Saxer Ave behind Wawa.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Springfield Press

  3. Waste disposal competitor reviewed

    Selectmen discussed a proposed alternative to the current waste disposal company Covanta.  ABC Disposal has offered the town "attractive terms" said town administrator Jim Merriam.  ABC Disposal is in the permitting process of building an environmentally friendly single-stream disposal plant that would manufacture briquettes. The site is also located in Rochester next to the Covanta disposal ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Harwich Oracle

Quotes

  1. Diplomacy will again be the focus, Hillary Clinton said at her secretary of state confirmation hearings, but she'll use "the full range of tools at our disposal - diplomatic, economic, military, political, legal, and cultural - picking the right...
    on Jan 24, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Toronto Star

  2. "You should rest assured, if anyone in New York was being threatened, my instruction to the NYPD (New York police) would be to use all the resources at their disposal to protect civilians," Bloomberg said.
    on Jan 4, 2009 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "All of the resources at our disposal have been made available to try to get the roads clear and power restored," said Patrick, adding that it would be "ambitious" to think power would be restored by Monday to the more than 250,000 homes and...
    on Dec 12, 2008 By: Deval Patrick Source: FOXNews

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