waste product


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waste product

n.
An unusable or unwanted substance or material produced during or as a result of a process, such as metabolism or manufacturing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waste product - any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwantedwaste product - any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
dross, impurity - worthless or dangerous material that should be removed; "there were impurities in the water"
exhaust, exhaust fumes, fumes - gases ejected from an engine as waste products
body waste, excrement, excreta, excretory product, excretion - waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body
filth, skank, crud - any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant
sewage, sewerage - waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
effluent, sewer water, wastewater - water mixed with waste matter
food waste, garbage, refuse, scraps - food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
pollutant - waste matter that contaminates the water or air or soil
rubbish, trash, scrap - worthless material that is to be disposed of
slop - (usually plural) waste water from a kitchen or bathroom or chamber pot that has to be emptied by hand; "she carried out the sink slops"
toxic industrial waste, toxic waste - poisonous waste materials; can cause injury (especially by chemical means)
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Waste-to-Energy company Vista International Technologies (OTCBB:VVIT ) disclosed on Friday the completion of the construction of its pilot waste to energy gasification project for the processing of any hydrocarbon-based waste product to heat, steam, and/or electricity.
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Assistant professor is testing her invention of sand, bacteria and waste product to build a wall
3 : to obtain from a waste product or by-product <The bottles are made from reclaimed plastic.
The walls are comprised of straw, an agricultural waste product with no commercial value, and covered with cement-lined plaster on the interior and exterior surfaces.
The virgin fiber for the machine will be mainly indigenous bagasse, a waste product from the production of sugar from sugar cane.
For instance, in lieu using particle board, which can contribute pollutants into the air from the adhesives used to make it, wheatboard, which is nontoxic, utilizes an agricultural waste product and is safely biodegradable, can be substituted as a substrate for casegoods and built-ins.
For example, molecular sieve processes require large bed sizes and very short cycle times, and reactions with metal oxides result in a nonregenerable waste product.
The firm is said to take a company's waste product, said to cost an exorbitant amount to dispose of, and recycles it into a brand new product to sell within the same industry.
2] is a waste product and a basic component of the photosynthetic process.
The blood is continuously cleansed, but eventually the waste product level in the dialysate approaches the same levels as in the blood, and the excess fluid is in the peritoneal cavity.
The current method of organic waste product disposal and associated costs.

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