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Definition of "discards" [discards]

  • Plural form of discard. (noun)

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Use "discards" in a sentence
  • "These were discards from a local church event several years ago, and we never expected them to last so long."
  • "And this should include measures to constrain discards and illegal catches, he said."
  • "Fishermen who take up the experimental on-board camera scheme will have to fit three strategically-placed cameras on their vessels, including one in the hold where the catches are loaded, and one positioned to monitor for "discards" - the throwing back of mature fish, usually dead."