throw-away

throw-away

1. n. a flyer or handbill. I passed out the throw-aways, but not many people would take them.
2. n. a comedian’s quickly uttered one-line joke. He tossed off his best throw-away of the evening just as the curtain fell.
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The Real Junk Food Project ethos questions the very values in this throw-away society, where so many go hungry against the backdrop of a food industry where extreme waste is common place in order to keep food prices high.
Don't buy throw-away items or things with extra packaging and shop with cloth bags so you don't accumulate lots of non-biodegradable plastic.
She said: "That was far more a throw-away remark than it looks.
She added: "That was far more a throw-away remark than it looks.
Mike Crowe Sandown, Isle of Wight HOW apt that Jane Davidson should comment on the throw-away society, she being a member of the party that has presided over the biggest throw-away in history.
They may also be indicative of the wider societal throw-away attitude we have towards food today.
But a green economy that doesn't have any throw-away resources, doesn't have any throw-away species.
Offered in five different coatings to fit buyers specific drilling needs, the throw-away spade drill inserts each have distinct features that make them suitable for a wide array of drilling activities.
Our new line of coated throw-away spade drill inserts and coolant holders is an excellent, low-cost tooling technology that can save time and increase productivity," says Howard M.
THROW-away plastic carrier bags were transformed at a workshop in Dalton.
Ms Green said: "I showed people how you can use throw-away items such as carrier bags to create something quite beautiful.
For years now, the makers of throw-away plastic diapers have saturated our print media and airwaves with ads making deceptive claims about the nature of single-use throw-away diapers.
Diaper service is readily available throughout most of this region (we alone serve five counties); prefolded cloth diapers with Velcro-fastening diaper covers are no more difficult to use than single-use disposable diapers; change for change, commercially laundered cloth diapers use less water than either single-use disposable or home-laundered diapers; and parents will know that they're dressing their children in real clothing, not throw-away plastic and paper impregnated with chemicals.
And, third, in addition to the current demand for throw-away prepaid telephone cards, there exists a significant interest in a stored value application that is linked to a consumer's credit or debit account.