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Discard vs. Junk

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Discardverb

(transitive) to throw away, to reject.

Junknoun

Discarded or waste material; rubbish, trash.

Discardverb

To make a discard; to throw out a card.

Junknoun

A collection of miscellaneous items of little value.

Discardverb

To dismiss from employment, confidence, or favour; to discharge.

Junknoun

(slang) Any narcotic drug, especially heroin.

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Discardnoun

Anything discarded.

Junknoun

(slang) The clothed genitalia.

Discardnoun

A discarded playing card in a card game.

Junknoun

(nautical) Salt beef.

Discardnoun

(programming) A temporary variable used to receive a value of no importance and unable to be read later.

Junknoun

Pieces of old cable or cordage, used for making gaskets, mats, swabs, etc., and when picked to pieces, forming oakum for filling the seams of ships.

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Discardnoun

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Junknoun

(dated) A fragment of any solid substance; a thick piece; a chunk.

Discardverb

To throw out of one's hand, as superfluous cards; to lay aside (a card or cards).

Junknoun

(attributive) Material or resources of a kind lacking commercial value.

‘junk fish; junk trees’;

Discardverb

To cast off as useless or as no longer of service; to dismiss from employment, confidence, or favor; to discharge; to turn away.

‘They blame the favorites, and think it nothing extraordinary that the queen should . . . resolve to discard them.’;

Junknoun

(nautical) A Chinese sailing vessel.

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Discardverb

To put or thrust away; to reject.

‘A man discards the follies of boyhood.’;

Junkverb

(transitive) To throw away.

Discardverb

To make a discard.

Junkverb

(transitive) To find something for very little money (meaning derived from the term junk shop)

‘(On Facebook, a record collector wrote:) "The newest addition to my Annette Hanshaw collection, I junked this beautiful flawless E-copy within walking distance from my house."’;

Discardnoun

The act of discarding; also, the card or cards discarded.

Junknoun

A fragment of any solid substance; a thick piece. See Chunk.

Discardnoun

anything that is cast aside or discarded

Junknoun

Pieces of old cable or old cordage, used for making gaskets, mats, swabs, etc., and when picked to pieces, forming oakum for filling the seams of ships.

Discardnoun

(cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or to failing to follow suit

Junknoun

Old iron, or other metal, glass, paper, etc., bought and sold by junk dealers.

Discardnoun

getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable

Junknoun

Something worthless, or only worth its value as recyclable scrap.

Discardverb

throw or cast away;

‘Put away your worries’;

Junknoun

Hard salted beef supplied to ships.

Junknoun

A large vessel, without keel or prominent stem, and with huge masts in one piece, used by the Chinese, Japanese, Siamese, Malays, etc., in navigating their waters.

Junknoun

the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

Junknoun

any of various Chinese boats with a high poop and lugsails

Junkverb

dispose of (something useless or old);

‘trash these old chairs’; ‘junk an old car’; ‘scrap your old computer’;

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