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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·card /dɪsˈkɑrd, ˈdɪsˌ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·card v. t. [imp. & p. p. Discarded; p. pr. & vb. n. Discarding.]
 1. Card Playing To throw out of one's hand, as superfluous cards; to lay aside (a card or cards).
 2. To cast off as useless or as no longer of service; to dismiss from employment, confidence, or favor; to discharge; to turn away.
    They blame the favorites, and think it nothing extraordinary that the queen should . . . resolve to discard them.   --Swift.
 3. To put or thrust away; to reject.
    A man discards the follies of boyhood.   --I. Taylor.
 Syn: -- To dismiss; displace; discharge; cashier.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·card, v. i. Card Playing To make a discard.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·card, n. Card Playing The act of discarding; also, the card or cards discarded.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: anything that is cast aside or discarded
      2: (cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or to failing
         to follow suit
      3: getting rid something that is regarded as useless or
         undesirable [syn: throwing away]
      v : throw or cast away; "Put away your worries" [syn: fling, toss,
           toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose,
           throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put