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trash can

In the Mac, a simulated waste basket that is used to delete files and folders. The trash can keeps the files intact in case the user wants to restore them but can be "emptied" to save disk space. The Windows equivalent is the recycle bin.

Drag and Drop
The icon of a file or folder is dragged to the trash can and released. In the Mac, the trash can is also used to eject removable media by dragging disk icons onto it. See recycle bin.


Very Realistic
With Mac OS X, the icon turned into a pretty clear image of a trash can.
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20) Rebecca Zurier, Picturing the City: Urban Vision and the Ashcan School (Berkeley: U of California P, 2006).
htm) head to the polls to elect a new President, Ashcan, like many Green Movement supporters, has placed his hopes in the only moderate candidate running to succeed Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: senior cleric, and former nuclear negotiator Hassan Rohani.
Ironically, the pleasant tone of paintings such as Traveling Carnival, Santa Fe brought Sloan derision from critics, accustomed to his gritty New York works produced as a member of The Eight and The Ashcan School.
Rebecca Zurier, Picturing the City: Urban vision and the Ashcan School (Los Angles: University of California Press, 2006), 251.
Both of his teachers had taken their cues from the Ashcan School of Robert Henri and his art-for-life-sake school of art.
Sitting around an ashcan fire, people who had maintained the tunnels tell us that they dream of freedom: freedom of movement and basic human rights.
The scholarly essay by Stephen Coppel, Curator of the modern collection of prints and drawings at the British Museum, (with the assistance of Jerzy Kierkuc-Bielinski), is divided into twelve chronological sections that read like individual studies: The Ashcan School to George Bellows; The Provincetown Woodcut; American Modernism and Precisionism; Edward Hopper and the American Scene; Satirical Realism; The Regionalists; The Depression and the WPA; Artists of the Left and the Second World War; Joseph Albers and Geometric Abstraction; S.
Much of the collection relies heavily on these echoes of representation between the traditional arts and film as well as painterly influences that informed filmmakers (the Ashcan school and Thomas Eakins assume a central position in this collection) and the way 'moving pictures influenced' painters (this scenario, however, is less-often engaged due to lack of empirical data).
Bellows (1882-1925) was esteemed during his short life and is recognized as a founder of the Ashcan School in New York, a group of artists that rejected academic boundaries in favor of direct contact with city life.
Life's Pleasures: The Ashcan Artists' Brush with leisure, 1895-1925
Called the Ashcan, it is targeted at smokers ahead of the July 1 ban in England.
The Ashcan, the size and shape of a cigarette, fits into a cigarette packet where it can be used to extinguish stubs.