waste product

  1. material discarded as useless in the process of producing something.

  2. feces, urine, and other material excreted in the life process.

Origin of waste product

First recorded in 1930–35

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Scientific definitions for waste product

waste product

  1. An unusable or unwanted substance or material produced during or as a result of a process, such as metabolism or manufacturing.

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