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dis kord

  • n  anything that is cast aside or discarded
  • n  (cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or of failing to follow suit
  • n  getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable
  • v  throw or cast away

  • The embryos used in stem-cell research come from fertility clinics, which otherwise would discard them.
  • Here are a list of words the Collins English Dictionary wants to discard to make room for up to 2,000 new entries.
  • Schwartz and his Cornell-educated son Richard, 24, Jonathan Logan's executive vice president, now show new lines in Dallas or Minneapolis before they show in New York, discard .
News & Articles

  • One Man's Trash is Another Man's Pay Dirt
    It is, unfortunately, society's nature to discard the unwanted or forgotten. This tendency is on display across the globe, from slums of mega-cities to undernourished children in rural villages to the ugly endangered creatures that never receive attention. Nowhere, however, is this tendency more apparent than in our trash. We accumulate so much unwanted stuff that each city-dweller throws away ...
    June 11, 2013 - Environmental News Network
  • It had a good run, but space station's first treadmill jettisoned
    Robert Z. PearlmanSpace.comA space apparatus that for more than a dozen years enabled both astronauts and cosmonauts to literally run around the Earth bid farewell to its home on orbit Tuesday. The International Space Station's original treadmill is now on its way to its fiery destruction aboard a spent Russian cargo freighter. The now-discarded exercise device, called the "Treadmill Vibration ...
    June 11, 2013 - MSNBC

  • Charles Clarke in Sunday Herald
    In an article for Progress magazine, Clarke wrote: "We should discard the techniques of triangulation' and finish with dog whistle' language." "We should suspend the black arts of divisive inner-party briefing and bullying which penalise and...
  • Darren Fletcher in SkySports
    Over nearly 25 years, General Kagan has endorsed, and praised those who endorse, an activist judicial philosophy. I was surprised when she encouraged us at the hearing simply to discard or ignore certain parts of her record. I am unable to do that.... Orrin Hatch http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orrin_Hatch&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE8JIM2aKo_XsyG13O66jk1S6Cs4Q National Journal (blog) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://hotlineoncall.nationaljournal.com/archives/2010/07/hatch_will_vote.php&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHY1IFlTUWyRLqf6hnnDcfB5CldZQ Jul 2, 2010 28097 37095 discarded It is not going to be quite that easy to beat them," said Fletcher. "Aalborg might not be a household name, but this is the Champions League. It is a top-quality competition and they are a quality side. People might have discarded Aalborg,...
  • Fernando Gómez in This is London
    I think they are two very important players, with a lot of quality and, if we sell them, we are not going to sell them on the cheap,said Gomez. "I would like them both to stay. But we cannot discard anything and any of them (the players)...

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