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arisings

Line breaks: aris¦ings
Pronunciation: /əˈrʌɪzɪŋz
 
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Definition of arisings in English:

plural noun

Materials forming the secondary or waste products of industrial operations.
Example sentences
  • The remaining reserves in these existing or approved voids should be sufficient for waste arisings in this area for up to 20 years.
  • This includes a recognition of the continuing need for landfill for the majority of waste arisings from the County.
  • A lot more could be done about a similar collection of data on the arisings of wood waste from the forestry industry, which are available as an energy source for co-generation in industry, for example.

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