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desecho

waste

noun

desecho
masculine noun
1. unwanted object (objeto usado); cast-off (ropa)
  • material de desecho -> waste products; (residuos) scrap (metal)
2. dregs (escoria)
  • desechos -> rubbish(basura) (British), garbage (United States), trash; (United States) waste products (residuos)

desecho [des-ay’-cho]
noun
1. Depreciation, renunciation. (m)
2. Residue, overplus, remainder, rubbish. (m)
  • Desecho de hierro -> scrap iron
  • Producto de desecho -> waste product
3. Refuse, offal. (m)
4. Disregard, contempt. (Metaphorical) (m)
  • El desecho de la sociedad -> the scum of society
  • Ese tío es un desecho -> that fellow is a disaster

desecho
1 (residuo)
productos de desecho waste products; ropa de desecho castoffs
plural
; (p)
desecho de hierro scrap iron
2 desechos (desperdicios) (gen) rubbish
singular
; (s)
garbage
singular
; (s) (EEUU)
[de la industria] waste
singular
; (s)
[de ropa] castoffs; [de animal] offal
singular
; (s)
desechos radiactivos radioactive waste
3 (persona inútil) dead loss (familiar)
ese tío es un desecho
el desecho de la sociedad the scum o dregs
plural
of society; (p)
4 (desprecio) contempt; scorn
5 (Latinoamérica) (atajo) short cut; (desvío) detour; (sendero) path; temporary road

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