recycling

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n recycling the act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products
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Quotations

  • Tahanie
    Tahanie
    “You can tell how high a society is by how much of its garbage is recycled.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “One thing you can't recycle is wasted time”
  • Mark Putzke
    Mark Putzke
    “Nature recycles itself. History repeats itself. Religion has faith in itself. Technology creates itself. Humanity loves itself.”

Usage

In literature:

There was also trouble with the air-and-water recycling system.
"The Cosmic Computer" by Henry Beam Piper
Like recycled air anywhere, it smelled flat.
"Fearful Symmetry" by Ann Wilson
I can tell it's a sixties bar by the spiffy waiter recycling sheets for tablecloths.
"Coming to Grips with White Knuckles" by Paul Cameron Brown
The recycled air he was breathing smelled stale and vaguely synthetic.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
So that's what you're going to do for Kodacell, make these things out of recycled toys?
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
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In poetry:

So every spring these branches load their shelves,
like libraries with newly published leaves,
till waste recycles them—paper to snow—
but, at zero of suffering, one mind
lasts like this oak with a few brazen leaves.
"Forest Of Europe" by Derek Walcott

In news:

These recycled birdhouses let you experiment with little cost to you or the environment.
Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian Volunteers muscle heavy segments of pavement to be broken up and recycled today at Vestal School in Northeast Portland.
Recycled since 1987, The Blue Jean Buyer's selection of denim looks how we'd like our asses to look: small and tight.
Kate Middleton Recycles Dress for Tea Party at Buckingham Palace .
Metal recycling firms burgeon in state, but regulators can't keep up.
Expect "recycling" to be a big buzzword at Starbucks when it announces second quarter results today.
How to Recycle Your Computer.
Telephone Book Recycling contest success for KBB, schools.
Here's one of the coolest things I saw at SHOT Show this year: camo hunting garments made completely from recycled soda bottles.
Handmade, recycled designs the focus of 'Cirque d'Sopris'.
Alp-n-Rock's tees are chic, original, and eco-friendly (made in California from organic cotton and recycled materials).
The plant is anticipated to debut in 2013 with a capacity to recycle 25,000 tons of beverage cartons .
In Atlanta, this has meant that curbside recycling collection has been spotty, and many residents are worried that providers won't pick up their recycling bins.
Also partnering with Maldaner's in Recycle Springfield –– which encourages small- and medium-sized businesses and nonprofits to recycle –– are the local recycling companies DTK and Brown's Recycling .
School Kids Urge Crayola to Rethink Recycling A group of California grade school students wants Crayola to start a recycling program for spent plastic markers, but the company doesn't appear ready to make such a move.
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In science:

In this case, the bit recycling methods are usually faster.
Bit recycling for scaling random number generators
It also causes de ficiencies in the de velopment and implementation of a sustainable economic approach based on recycling and renewable resources.
Fundamental and Real-World Challenges in Economics
We recycle this notation for a function X : [0, T ] → R 0 f (s, X (s)) ds.
The scaling limit of the critical one-dimensional random Schrodinger operator
Why is the white dwarf rotating so rapidly? Was it born with a short period or this is the result of spin-up caused by disk accretion, as in recycled millisecond pulsars? The radius of HD 49798 (1.45±0.25 R⊙ ) is much smaller than that of its Rochelobe.
The progenitor of a type Ia supernova with a short delay time?
The evolution of systems like HD 49798/RX J0648.0–4418 could be a promising scenario for the direct formation of millisecond pulsars, i.e. one not involving the recycling of old pulsars in accreting low mass X-ray binaries.
The progenitor of a type Ia supernova with a short delay time?
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