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obsolete

Biology (of parts, organs, etc.) vestigial; rudimentary

obsolete

[‚äb·sə′lēt]
(biology)
A part of an organism that is imperfect or indistinct, compared with a corresponding part of similar organisms.
(engineering)
No longer satisfactory for the purpose for which obtained, due to improvements or revised requirements.
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In the case of finished steel products, AISC said ASEAN has become a preferred destination for the export of the obsolete and unwanted equipment from China.
Our main concern arising from the above development is that Asean could become a dumping ground for these obsolete and outdated machinery and equipment, which, because of their inherent technology limitations and constraints, could adversely impact the orderly development of the iron and steel industry in the region,' AISC added.
NATO's obsolete' - not knowing much about NATO, now I know a lot about NATO - NATO is obsolete, and I said, 'And the reason it's obsolete is because of the fact they don't focus on terrorism.
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LSH found that 27 per cent of total regional availability is obsolete accounting for 11.
BAE Systems on Tuesday announced it has launched a new web site for its service which helps government and commercial customers manage obsolete parts for complex systems and platforms, including entire aircraft.
uk, said: "I think it is quite possible that notes and coins could be obsolete within the next 20 years.
According to the survey, 52 per cent of users of the web site said that cash would become obsolete in 20 years.
Nobody wants to become obsolete, nor do we want the only job that we may have learnt to become obsolete.
The company will use its $48,180 grant to establish a permanent drop-off site at its facility and on-site collection of old, obsolete and end-of-life electronic equipment from businesses and other organizations.
The change of use on this land, from an obsolete factory into a job- creating business park with an attractive appearance, is a wonderful addition to our city,'' City of Industry Mayor David Perez said in a statement.
This obsolete scrap was fed into metals shredders in record numbers during the past three years.