(n.) = rubbish ; junk ; litter ; garbage ; dross ; trash ; schlock ; shit ; hogwash ; cruft ; refuse ; swill. Ex: Science fiction may be so obviously rubbish that one is tempted to dismiss the whole product as rubbish. Ex: All the librarian has is a pile of useless junk which people have given to the library instead of throwing out. Ex: Indeed, she was delighted to forsake the urban reality of steel and glass, traffic and crime, aspirin and litter, for the sort of over-the-fence friendliness of the smaller city. Ex: Some individuals are satisfied with a 50% 'hit' rate because they feel they can more quickly weed out the 'garbage' than they could compile the needed bibliography by hand. Ex: They do have the problem, however, of being able to sort out the nuggets of literary gold from amongst the torrents of published dross. Ex: For one thing, the librarian cannot really understand why his clients read 'trash' or books of ephemeral value. Ex: Adolescents should be allowed such pleasant means of escaping reality and there's no reason why libraries can't accommodate a little schlock. Ex: Until your skin gets use to it, it will itch but non-scented talcum powder will help, just make sure you don't inhale any of that shit. Ex: The film proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that the official story is hogwash and that all the evidence points towards an inside job. Ex: This cruft doesn't harm the system, it merely takes up some space. Ex: It is the responsibility of the householder to ensure the refuse is bagged securely. Ex: All of this crap is just swill that they feed the public. ---- * alcantarillado y basura = sanitation. * arrojar a la basura = trash. * basura 7 recogida de basura = rubbish collection. * basura espacial = space debris ; space junk ; space waste ; orbital debris. * basura industrial = industrial waste. * basura urbana = municipal waste. * bolsa de basura = bin liner ; bin bag ; rubbish bag ; garbage bag. * buscar entre la basura = scavenge. * camión de la basura = garbage truck ; rubbish truck ; rubbish lorry ; dustcart [dust cart]. * comida basura = junk food. * con basura por el suelo = littered. * contenedor de basura = rubbish skip ; waste container. * contenedor de basura con ruedas = wheelie bin. * contenedor de la basura = dumpster. * correo basura = junk mail ; spam ; junk e-mail. * cubo de la basura = waste bin ; trashcan [trash can] ; dustbin [dust bin] ; rubbish bin ; trash bin ; garbage can. * eliminación de basura = waste disposal. * mendigo que rebusca en la basura = dumpster rat. * persona que tira basura al suelo = litterbug ; litter lout. * pordiosero de la basura = scavenger. * punto de recogida de basura = rubbish tip ; community recycling centre. * recogida de basura = waste collection ; garbage collection ; refuse removal ; refuse collection. * sacar la basura = take out + the garbage ; put out + the rubbish ; take out + the rubbish ; put out + the garbage. * tirar a la basura = junk ; bin. * tirar basura al suelo = litter. * tratar a Alguien como (si fuese) basura = treat + Nombre + like dirt. * vertedero de basura = landfill site ; landfill. * vertedero de basuras = garbage dump.