Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.

garbage collection

(computing) a systems routine for eliminating invalid or out-of-date data and releasing storage locations
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for garbage collection
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • In cities and towns an efficient system of garbage collection and disposal should be established by ordinances.

    House Rats and Mice David E. Lantz
  • garbage collection systems broke down and no attempt was made to clear the streets of snow.

Word of the Day

Nearby words for garbage collection

Word Value for garbage

Scrabble Words With Friends