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Discarded paper.


(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) paper discarded after use


(ˈweɪstˌpeɪ pər)

paper discarded as useless.


[ˈweɪstˌpeɪpəʳ] ncartaccia
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How the other pen found its way into the bowl instead of the fireplace or wastepaper basket I can't imagine, but there the two were, lying side by side, both encrusted with ink and completely undistinguishable from each other.
Telegrams followed, which he threw into the wastepaper basket.
He did not recognize his room, looking up from the ground, at the bent legs of the table, at the wastepaper basket, and the tiger-skin rug.
Vesey from Blackwater Park, it was given to me without the envelope, which had been thrown into the wastepaper basket, and long since destroyed.
The wastepaper which accounts for more than 35 per cent of the total lignocellulosic waste of the municipal solid waste could be a potential feedstock for value-added products due to its rich cellulose content, researchers in Oman have found.
Three years ago, she started buying wastepaper from her pocket money and making environment-friendly bags from them.
While terming Qatari letter a wastepaper, Aitezaz apprised that no action was taken against PML-N when it had attacked SC in 1996.
Two fire engines were called out to deal with the blaze which spread to a nearby wastepaper bin.
You could use a bucket or even a wastepaper bin - anything that excludes light.
It all sounds like a terrible, misguided mess, doomed to the wastepaper bin of failed Branson projects, alongside his bids to run the National Lottery and ITV.
When you see our commercial, all of our salesmen at the dealership are bored and playing wastepaper basketball.
Feng Tay also applies eco-friendly materials including recycled rubber, polyethylene terephthalate (PET), and wastepaper to make Nike's joggers.