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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CEBU CITY -- Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle slammed on Thursday politicians who are betraying the people's trust and becoming part of the throw-away culture.
Show it in your service, Tagle said, urging politicians to break the throw-away culture emerging among our elected leaders.
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.
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.
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.
The research uncovers that significant opportunities exist for stored value applications beyond the current throw-away cards such as those used in the telephone industry to an application on a card linked to a credit or debit account.
Cardinal Tagle also pointed out the throw-away culture among politicians.