waste-disposal unit

waste-disposal unit

waste-disposal unit
An electric-motor-driven device for grinding waste food and disposing of it through the plumbing drainage pipes; may be installed without a grease trap in a residence.
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Leaping, snorting and sweating enthusiastically through them all, you wonder why nobody has told him he's as funny as a thumb jammed in a waste-disposal unit.
A cell marks proteins with this "kiss of death" molecule--itself a small protein--and then shuttles the doomed proteins to its waste-disposal units, called proteasomes.