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trash

1. the dry remains of sugar cane after the juice has been extracted
2. bits that are broken or lopped off, esp the trimmings from trees or plants

trash

A mixture of highly combustible waste such as paper, cardboard cartons, wood boxes, and combustible floor sweepings; contains up to 10% by weight of plastic bags, coated paper, laminated paper, treated corrugated cardboard, oil rags, and plastic or rubber scraps; contains approx. 10% moisture, and approx. 5% incombustible solids. Also see garbage, refuse, and rubbish.

trash

To destroy, e.g. the contents of a data structure. The most common of the family of near-synonyms including mung, mangle, and scribble.

trash

(1) To delete a record or file on the computer.

(2) A trash receptacle simulated by an application or operating system that stores items deleted by the user. The receptacle is an interim holding place that lets users restore the item if needed. In order to completely "empty" the receptacle and save disk space, an "empty trash" or equivalent option must be selected by the user. See trash can and recycle bin.
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Try these tips for implementing your own mini trash bin program:
Obsioma hinted that the fire could have been triggered by the presence of methane gas found in the trash.
Only the USA incurs a cost of $200 billion a year to manage its trash. Top most trash-producing countries in the world are the USA followed by Germany, Brazil and China.
The goods the store exchanges for plastic trash are mostly donations from private individuals through nongovernmental organizations like the 12 Baskets Movement, Rotary Club of Metro Cebu and Balay Samaritano, which houses the shop.
This has involved mapping dump sites throughout the Tijuana watershed, and using strategically placed transmitters to track that trash as it moved from dump sites into waterways.
Following the recent detection of trash shipment from Hong Kong, Panelo said authorities must remain vigilant to prevent the entry of foreign trash imports.
The DEP stated that residents of both cities can purchase designated trash bags or reusable shopping-turned-trash bags at convenience stores, supermarkets, or hypermarkets in either city wherever they find convenient.
Trash Wheel, has collected more than 680,000 kilograms (1.5 million pounds) of trash.
Come next typhoon, all that trash, collected from the surrounding provinces that line up the coast, come rushing back to mama, Manila Bay and other inlets.
Of the 180 municipalities, 34 had pay-as-you-throw trash disposal programs, which commonly require households to buy and use specially designated garbage bags.
However, executing a mission like that also demands effective techniques for handling trash, which can easily create major storage challenges during a spaceflight.
Trash pickers who make a living selling discarded cardboard boxes and other recyclable waste are getting desperate because rates have plummeted following China's decision not buy more waste from Korea.