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Noun: disposal  di'spow-zul
  1. The power to use something or someone
    "used all the resources at his disposal"
     
  2. A method of tending to or managing the affairs of some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)
    - administration
     
  3. The act or means of getting rid of something
    - disposition
     
  4. A device installed under a kitchen sink to grind and liquefy food waste so that it can go down the drain
    - electric pig [US], garbage disposal [N. Amer], waste disposal unit [Brit], garbage disposal unit [N. Amer], garburator [Cdn]

Derived forms: disposals

Type of: act, deed, direction, human action, human activity, kitchen appliance, management, power, powerfulness

Encyclopedia: Disposal