waste basket

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Noun1.waste basket - a container with an open topwaste basket - a container with an open top; for discarded paper and other rubbish
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
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Had I wanted, I could have torn your muscles out of your arms and thrown them in the waste basket there.
The fish basket of Central Asia has become the waste basket of the region, as a large proportion of the salts and agricultural chemicals upstream are deposited in the area.
Place the television remote control, radio, telephone, medicine, tissues, waste basket, and pitcher and glass next to the spot where you will spend the most time while you recover.
I threw it away in the bathroom's waste basket and went back to the living room.
At least, the experience allowed me to perfect my basketball form, as attested by a daily waste basket full of wadded up false starts.
If there is no water left in the "bowl," lift the lid, put in a black trash bag as you would in a waste basket.
The paper and rubber, which are encapsulated in the waste flash pad, are thrown into the waste basket and hauled to the closest landfill, which also adds to the piece price, due to the increased overhead that has now been unnecessarily created.
Pieces of the victim's skull, which has been blasted with a shotgun, were dumped in a bin bag, a waste basket and the toilet.
From the Los Angeles Society of Association Executives: Crumple up the final dues renewal notice and mail it to each delinquent member with a note saying, "We found this in your waste basket.
In practice, gamblers using these machines discard their discount coupons in a waste basket next to the gambling machine," Bilek continued.
2- Use a napkin to cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing, and then dispose of it in the waste basket.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends coughing, sneezing or blowing your nose into a tissue, then throwing it into a waste basket.