Meaning of disposal

dis•pos•al

Pronunciation: (di-spō'zul), [key]
— n.
  1. an act or instance of disposing; arrangement: the disposal of the troops.
  2. a disposing of or getting rid of something: the disposal of waste material.
  3. a disposing or allotting of, as by gift or sale; bestowal or assignment: She left no will to indicate the disposal of her possessions.
  4. power or right to dispose of a thing; control: left at his disposal.

dis•pos•al

Pronunciation: (di-spō'zul), [key]
— n.
  1. an electrical device in the drain of a sink, for grinding up garbage to be washed down the drain. Also called
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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