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gar·bage / ˈgärbij/ • n. wasted or spoiled food and other refuse, as from a kitchen or household. ∎  a thing that is considered worthless or meaningless: a store full of overpriced garbage. PHRASES: garbage in, garbage out (abbr.: GIGO) used to express the idea that in computing and other spheres, incorrect or poor quality input will always produce faulty output.

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garbage

garbage Information in a memory that is no longer valid or wanted. It is usually the result of memory compaction operations. The removal of this superfluous information from the memory is known as garbage collection and is usually associated with memory compaction.

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Garbage

Garbage

refuse in general; worthless literary matter.

Examples: the garbage of any circulating library.

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garbage

garbage offal of an animal XV; refuse, filth XVI. of unkn. (prob. AN.) orig.

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garbage

garbage: see solid waste.

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garbage

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