Definitions for "Discards"
Keywords:  thrown, caught, catch, alive, fish
Portion of a catch thrown back into the water.
Are those components of a fish stock (see below) thrown back after capture. Normally, most of the discards can be assumed not to survive.
fish and other organisms caught by fishing gear and then thrown back into the sea for legal, economic or other reasons.
Keywords:  fdlp, gpo, msw, disposed, littered
The components of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) remaining after recovery for recycling and composting. These discards are presumably combusted or disposed of in landfills, although some MSW is littered, stored, disposed of on site or burned on site, particularly in rural areas. (Characterization of Municipal Solid Waste in the United States: 1995 Update, prepared for U.S. EPA Municipal and Industrial Solid Waste Division Office of Solid Waste, March 1996).
Materials of no further use to their present owner, to be differentiated from waste, which are materials of no possible use to anyone.
GPO's rules for the discarding of depository documents state that every document received through the federal depository library program must be retained for a minimum of 5 years, unless it is a duplicate copy or it has been superseded by a more recent edition. (See: Superseded List. Documents withdrawn after the 5 year retention period, are offered (see Needs and Offers) to other depository libraries. Documents that have been offered, but not requested by another library, may then be discarded. Chapter 4 of Instructions to Depository Libraries provides information regarding the disposal of depository documents.
Keywords:  dropouts
Keywords:  shuffle, tray, last, played, dealer
Cards which have been played since the last shuffle and placed by the dealer in a discard tray.
The cards which have already been played since the last shuffle.
Keywords:  mucked, poker, draw, replacements, room
Cards that are discarded (mucked) from the player's hand in a Draw Poker game in order to make room for replacements.
In a Draw Poker game, refers to cards that are discarded from a player's hand in order to make room for replacements.