sustantivo[mass noun] chiefly North American
- 1Rubbish or waste, especially domestic refuse: garbage littered the estate [as modifier]: a garbage dumpMás ejemplos en oraciones
rubbish, refuse, domestic refuse, waste, waste material, debris, detritus, litter, junk, scrap, discarded matter; filth, swill, muck, dross; scraps, scourings, leftovers, remains, slops; North American trash; Australian/New Zealand mullockBritish • informal grot, gashArchaeology debitage
- Americans are right to refuse truckloads of garbage that contain biomedical waste and radioactive material.
- It has a chronic waste problem with garbage and sewerage littering the edges of the coral reef that forms the island.
- People living along the river banks admit that they always dump the waste into the river as there is no garbage dump in the neighborhood.
- 1.1Worthless or meaningless material or ideas; rubbish: a store full of overpriced garbageMás ejemplos en oraciones
- I figured this idea was garbage, and that he was too much of an egomaniac to base his movies on anyone else's work but his.
- Try to copy a short-cut with a right click, and you'll get meaningless garbage.
- It took an awfully long time, though, and my computer is full of garbage.
- 1.2 Computing Unwanted data in a computer’s memory.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- What will double is all the garbage we store on our computers, which is to say not much of real value.
- It wastes a portion of our lives to filter through the computer garbage.
- We ran Mailwasher Pro to filter out the garbage in the nine e-mail accounts we check from that workstation, then ran NEO.
garbage in, garbage out
- Used to express the idea that in computing and other fields, incorrect or poor-quality input will produce faulty output.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- First, the project suffered from GIGO: garbage in, garbage out.
- It's like they say about computers: garbage in, garbage out.
- Like most things in life, the rule is GIGO: garbage in, garbage out.
late Middle English (in the sense 'offal'): from Anglo-Norman French, of unknown ultimate origin.