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Throwaway Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    throwaway adj
  1. thrown away; "wearing someone's cast-off clothes"; "throwaway children living on the streets"; "salvaged some thrown-away furniture" [syn: cast-off(a), discarded, throwaway(a), thrown-away(a)]
  2. intended to be thrown away after use; "throwaway diapers" [syn: throwaway(p)] n
  3. a homeless child who has been abandoned and roams the streets [syn: street arab, gamin]
  4. an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular to all subscribers" [syn: circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer]
  5. words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis
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This is an episode list for the FX crime drama The Shield. Dates shown are original air dates. The series began on March 12, 2002 and ended November 25, 2008.

A total of 88 episodes of The Shield were aired. One additional "mini-episode"–Wins and Losses–running 15 minutes was filmed as promotion for the sixth season. Originally placed on the internet, it was also included on the season 5 DVD box set.

Season 2 includes the introduction of a smart, tough, Mexican criminal called "Armadillo." It also includes the beginning of the "Money Train" storyline.

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  • Chiefs linebacker Johnson sets sights on record
    The question lobbed from the back of the media scrum was something of a throwaway, one last query for Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson as he headed from the practice field to the locker room. The veteran is beginning his 10th season, coming off his third Pro Bowl, and closing in on the franchise record for tackles - he needs 19 to reach 1,000 for his career, whic Read more on this news related to 'Throwaway'
  • It's raining discounts at Delhi Book Fair
    New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Exhibitors at the ongoing 20th Delhi Book Fair are offering some wonderful gems at throwaway prices to ensure stock clearance and attract more footfalls. A brilliant coffee table book "India: Decorations, Interiors, Design" by Henry Wilson is up for sale for Rs.600 while its original price is Rs.2,500. When they see an expensive Read more on this news related to 'Throwaway'
  • Sin City: A Dame To Kill For
    Given the throwaway nature of Rodriguez’s Machete and Spy Kids sequels, it’s almost a relief that he and Miller took their sweet time here. Blending two adapted tales with two freshly minted Miller originals, we start with fan-fave Just Another Saturday Night , re-acquainting us with Mickey Rourke’s Marv as he terrorises some frat boys and flies through a co Read more on this news related to 'Throwaway'

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