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war surplus

noun
1.
equipment, supplies, etc., originally used by or manufactured for the armed forces, but disposed of cheaply as surplus or obsolete:
He made his fortune in war surplus.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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Examples for war surplus
  • He made enough money selling used cars to start trading in war surplus.
  • At the time, fuel tanks were available as cheap war surplus.
  • Furthermore, a large number of war surplus planes flooded the market.
  • Consequently, the majority of wastes historically generated by the base have been vehicle-related and war surplus.
  • Available as war surplus equipment, the components of the receiving station were relatively inexpensive.
  • Low cost concrete and many war surplus parts were used to obtain a working wind tunnel on a small budget.
  • Consequently, the majority of wastes historically generated by the base have been vehicle-related, and war surplus.

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