Other definitions for disposal (2 of 2)
an electrical device in the drain of a sink, for grinding up garbage to be washed down the drain.
- Also called disposer.
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How to use disposal in a sentence
Beijing has many tools at its disposal to stimulate demand and boost production, but even China has struggled to get many consumers to feel confident enough about the future to spend.Haves and Have-Nots: Pandemic Recovery Explodes China’s Wealth Gap | Daniel Malloy | August 19, 2020 | Ozy
Think heart rate, digestion, breathing, waste disposal, arousal and—of note—inflammation.We Need New, Safer Ways to Treat Pain. Could Electroacupuncture Be One? | Shelly Fan | August 18, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Yet despite the breathtaking computing power at its disposal, Libratus is still severely limited.The Deck Is Not Rigged: Poker and the Limits of AI | Maria Konnikova | August 7, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Feel free to use any advanced analytics tools at your disposal.Guide: How to effectively incorporate customer journey mapping into your marketing strategy | Connie Benton | July 14, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
In 2009, a grand jury ruled that the city should repeal the People’s Ordinance on equity grounds “because it provides no-fee trash collection and disposal to some citizens and requires other citizens to pay for the service.”
The rich and the powerful have resources at their disposal that people like brave Mr. Cole do not.
Waste Management, the large disposal company, has turned its landfills into a fleet of power producers.
The isolation wards, too, were classified as “rudimentary” lacking water, electricity, and waste disposal facilities.
Strict isolation of patients; good clinical care; and rapid, culturally sensitive disposal of infectious cadavers.
But one business UNRWA is not in is bomb disposal, and it is not clear what else it could have done at that point.
Remember that you asked me to answer on the assumption that you had adequate forces at your disposal, and I did so.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
The enemy has now few more Nizam troops at his disposal and not many Redif or second class troops.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
This would reduce the available time for direct manual labour at his disposal.Antonio Stradivari | Horace William Petherick
Save for Aunt Tabitha's room upstairs and the hall down here, the whole house is at your disposal.First Plays | A. A. Milne
Her son offered to place his own share at her disposal until her debts were paid, but to this she would not listen.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
British Dictionary definitions for disposal
the act or means of getting rid of something
placement or arrangement in a particular order
a specific method of tending to matters, as in business
the act or process of transferring something to or providing something for another
the power or opportunity to make use of someone or something (esp in the phrase at one's disposal)
a means of destroying waste products, as by grinding into particles
- Also (for senses 2–5): disposition
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Other Idioms and Phrases with disposal
see put at someone's disposal.
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