e-waste

Main Entry:  e-waste
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  any discarded electronic or electrical devices or their parts; also called electronic waste
Example:  E-waste has raised concern considering that many components of such equipment are considered toxic and are not biodegradable.
Etymology:  by 1980
Usage:  computing
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