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dis·pos·a·ble

 (dĭ-spō′zə-bəl)
adj.
1. Designed to be disposed of after use: disposable diapers; disposable razors.
2.
a. Remaining to a person after taxes have been deducted: disposable income.
b. Free for use; available: Every disposable piece of equipment was sent to the fire.
n.
Something, such as a diaper or hypodermic syringe, that can be disposed of after one use.

dis·pos′a·bil′i·ty n.
dis·pos′a·bly adv.
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disposable

(dɪˈspəʊzəbəl)
adj
1. designed for disposal after use: disposable cups.
2. (Economics) available for use if needed: disposable assets.
n
3. something, such as a baby's nappy, that is designed for disposal
4. (Marketing) (plural) short for disposable goods
disˌposaˈbility, disˈposableness n
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dis•pos•a•ble

(dɪˈspoʊ zə bəl)

adj.
1. designed for or capable of being thrown away after being used or used up.
2. free for use; available.
n.
3. something disposable after use, as a paper cup.
[1645–55]
dis•pos`a•bil′i•ty, dis•pos′a•ble•ness, n.
dis•pos′a•bly, adv.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disposable - an item that can be disposed of after it has been used
item - a whole individual unit; especially when included in a list or collection; "they reduced the price on many items"
Adj.1.disposable - free or available for use or disposition; "every disposable piece of equipment was sent to the fire"; "disposable assets"
nondisposable - (of assets) unavailable for use
2.disposable - designed to be disposed of after use; "disposable paper cups"
nondisposable - not designed to be thrown away after use
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disposable

adjective
1. throwaway, paper, plastic, one-use, expendable, nonreturnable disposable nappies for babies up to 8lb
2. available, expendable, free for use, consumable, spendable, at your service He had little disposable income.
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Translations
أُحَادِيُّ الِاسْـتِعْمَالمُمْكِن التَّخَلُّص مِنْهُ
jednorázovýna jedno použití
engangs-
kertakäyttöinen
odbaciv
egyszer használatos
einnota
使い捨ての
일회용
za enkratno uporabo
engångs-
ซึ่งออกแบบมาให้ใช้แล้วทิ้ง
atılankullanılıptek kullanımlık
dùng một lần

disposable

[dɪsˈpəʊzəbl]
A. ADJ
1. (= not reusable) [nappy] → desechable, de usar y tirar
disposable goodsproductos mpl desechables or no reutilizables
2. (= available) → disponible
disposable assetsactivos mpl disponibles
disposable incomerenta f disponible
B. N (= nappy) → pañal m desechable, pañal m de usar y tirar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

disposable

[dɪˈspəʊzəbəl] adj (= throwaway) [syringe, razor, gloves, cigarette lighter] → jetable; [contact lenses] → jetable; [camera] → jetable
disposable nappy (British) disposable diaper (US)couche f jetable, couche-culotte f jetabledisposable income nrevenus mpl disponibles, revenu m disponible
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

disposable

adj
(= throwaway)Wegwerf-; disposable razorWegwerfrasierer m; disposable nappy (Brit) → Wegwerfwindel f; disposable syringe/needleEinwegspritze f/-nadel f; all acupuncture needles are now disposablealle Akupunkturnadeln werden heute nach Gebrauch weggeworfen; disposable contact lensesKontaktlinsen plzum Wegwerfen
(fig, = unimportant) person, music, artunbedeutend
(= available)verfügbar
n disposables
pl (= containers)Einwegbehälter pl; (= nappies)Wegwerfwindeln pl
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

disposable

[dɪsˈpəʊzəbl] adj (not reusable, razor, camera) → usa e getta inv; (available, income) → disponibile
disposable nappy (Brit) → pannolino
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

dispose

(diˈspəuz) verb
1. to make inclined. I am not disposed to help him.
2. to arrange or settle.
diˈsposable adjective
intended to be thrown away or destroyed after use. disposable cups/plates.
diˈsposal noun
the act of getting rid of something. the disposal of waste paper.
at one's disposal
available for one's use. They put a car at his disposal during his stay.
dispose of
to get rid of. I've disposed of your old coat.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

disposable

أُحَادِيُّ الِاسْـتِعْمَال jednorázový engangs- Wegwerf- μίας χρήσης desechable kertakäyttöinen jetable odbaciv monouso 使い捨ての 일회용 wegwerpbaar engangs- zbywalny descartável одноразовый engångs- ซึ่งออกแบบมาให้ใช้แล้วทิ้ง tek kullanımlık dùng một lần 可抛弃的
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

disposable

a. desechable.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

disposable

adj desechable
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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