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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.
References in classic literature ?
If our neophyte, strong in the new-born love of antiquity, were to undertake to imitate what he had learnt to admire, it must be allowed he would act very injudiciously, if he were to select from the Glossary the obsolete words which it contains, and employ those exclusively of all phrases and vocables retained in modern days.
His language must not be exclusively obsolete and unintelligible; but he should admit, if possible, no word or turn of phraseology betraying an origin directly modern.
To register and access important information about the temporary storage and transportation of obsolete pesticides, visit the BPC website at http://www.thinkfirstspraylast.org, or call 207-287-2731.
New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): The Parliament on Friday approved the Repealing and Amending Bill, 2019 that repeals 58 obsolete and irrelevant laws with the Rajya Sabha passing it by voice vote.
Liberalism is "obsolete", Donald Trump is a "talented person", "traitors must be punished" and one of the benefits of the war in Syria is Russia now has battle-hardened soldiers.
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While the iPad 2 has definitely reached a form of device seniority, it's "obsolete" status doesn't help its users as Apple is discontinuing support for it.
In persisting with obsolete frameworks for the mythical "peace process", the UN is working for Israel's benefit, when it should actually be focusing on the victims of Israel's colonial occupation.
Chris Michael, UK-based payments specialist and head of technology at Open Banking Limited UK, has opined that card payments could become obsolete in the long run.
of 1-Ang Edukasyon urged the government to consider factors outside of typhoons and floods, and storm signals in suspending classes and work in the government as the existing EO on suspension due to typhoons and other calamities is already obsolete and must be replaced.
'The total estimates for the replacement of the obsolete machinery and upgrading the network systems stands at P3.7 million.
The group said the Chinese government strictly prohibits companies from moving the facilities and restarting the operation in the other regions of China, but no law restricts them from exporting these mothballed induction furnaces.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.