Pronunciation: (di-spō'zul),[key] —n. 1. an act or instance of disposing; arrangement: the disposal of the troops. 2. a disposing of or getting rid of something: the disposal of waste material. 3. a disposing or allotting of, as by gift or sale; bestowal or assignment: She left no will to indicate the disposal of her possessions. 4. power or right to dispose of a thing; control: left at his disposal.
Pronunciation: (di-spō'zul),[key] —n. an electrical device in the drain of a sink, for grinding up garbage to be washed down the drain. Also called disposer.