- disposable goods,
- disposable income,
- disposable personal income,
- disposable soma theory,
Origin of disposable
Examples from the Web for disposable
In countries with rampant poverty, disposable hygiene products are a luxury.
Of course, this only follows if you have a certain level of disposable income in the first place.
Disposable razors and cartridges accounted for a combined $2.95 billion in sales in 2013.After 100 Years, the Shaving Industry Is Finally being Disrupted|Daniel Gross|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The more education and disposable income you have, the more likely you are to be reading on a digital device.New Pew Poll Finds That E-Books Are Booming but Print Holds Its Own|Malcolm Jones|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Debt service as a percentage of disposable income is at an extremely low level.
The extension of the French Empire has weakened the disposable force of France.The Life of Sir Humphrey Davy, Bart. LL.D., Volume 1 (of 2)|John Ayrton Paris
Rent increases most rapidly, as the disposable land decreases in its productive powers.On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation|David Ricardo
If an India-rubber or gutta-percha cloth is disposable, it should be used to envelop the articles in the caché.The Prairie Traveler|Randolph Marcy
This is not the disposal by Parliament of any office derived from the authority of the crown, or now disposable by that authority.
In short, you must command either a bridge or a ford, and have a disposable force ready to utilize it by attack.Sea Power in its Relations to the War of 1812|Alfred Thayer Mahan
1640s, "that may be done without;" see dispose + -able. Meaning "designed to be discarded after one use" is from 1943, originally of diapers, soon of everything; replaced throw-away (1928) in this sense. First recorded use of disposable income (preserving the older sense) is from 1948.