garbage disposal

garbage disposal
`garbage dis,posal noun count AMERICAN
a piece of electrical equipment under the kitchen SINK (=container for holding water and for washing dishes.) that cuts food waste into very small pieces so that water will carry it away

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  • Garbage disposal — A garbage disposal, waste disposal unit, or garburator / garbarator (Canada) is a device, usually electrically powered, installed under a kitchen sink between the sink s drain and the trap which shreds food waste into pieces small enough to pass… …   Wikipedia

  • garbage disposal — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms garbage disposal : singular garbage disposal plural garbage disposals American waste disposal …   English dictionary

  • garbage disposal — garbage dis.posal n AmE a small machine in the kitchen ↑sink which breaks vegetable waste into small pieces so that it washes down the ↑drain of the sink British Equivalent: waste disposal …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • garbage disposal — noun a kitchen appliance for disposing of garbage • Syn: ↑disposal, ↑electric pig • Hypernyms: ↑kitchen appliance …   Useful english dictionary

  • garbage disposal — noun (C) AmE a small machine in the kitchen sink which breaks vegetable waste into small pieces; waste disposal (1) BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • garbage disposal plant — See disposal plants …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Garbage disposal — Ein Küchenabfallzerkleinerer mit Luftdruckschalter (oben). Ein Küchenabfallzerkleinerer (KAZ) ist ein insbesondere in den USA und Kanada weit verbreitetes Gerät zur Zerkleinerung organischer Küchenabfälle. Mit dessen Hilfe werden biologisch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • garbage disposal — noun An electric device in a kitchen drain that gets rid of food waste by shredding it to tiny bits that wash down. Syn: garburator …   Wiktionary

  • garbage disposal unit — noun an electric device fitted into a kitchen sink which grinds food waste into a form in which it can be disposed down the wastewater system …  

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