Definitions for "Recycle Bin"
Keywords:  bin, delete, icon, trash, drag
A special folder in Window 95 and 98 where deleted files are sent when the user gives the command to delete them. They reside in the recycle bin until the user gives the command to permanently erase them (‘Empty Recycle Bin’), giving the user the chance to recover any information accidentally deleted.
The standard Windows icon that represents the container for DEL eted files.
An area on your hard drive that keeps files that you have thrown away (deleted) just in case you change your mind a little while later. Access from an icon on your desktop. Believe me, you'll be mighty glad of the restore button sooner or later.