animal litter

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English-Chinese Dictionary of Agriculture (英汉农业大词典). 2013.

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  • litter — 1. A stretcher or portable couch for moving the sick or injured. 2. A group of animals of the same parents, born at the same time. SYN: brood (1). [Fr. litière; fr. lit, bed] * * * lit·ter lit ər n 1) a device (as a stretcher) for carrying a sick …   Medical dictionary

  • Litter (disambiguation) — Litter may mean: *Straw or other material strewn in an animal s enclosure (e.g. a stable) for it to sleep on and to absorb its faeces and urine. This is the original meaning. *Litter, trash in small portions thrown inappropriately in a public… …   Wikipedia

  • litter — ► NOUN 1) rubbish left in an open or public place. 2) an untidy collection of things. 3) a number of young born to an animal at one time. 4) (also cat litter) granular absorbent material lining a tray for a cat to urinate and defecate in indoors …   English terms dictionary

  • Litter — Lit ter (l[i^]t t[ e]r), n. [F. liti[ e]re, LL. lectaria, fr. L. lectus couch, bed. See {Lie} to be prostrated, and cf. {Coverlet}.] 1. A bed or stretcher so arranged that a person, esp. a sick or wounded person, may be easily carried in or upon… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Animal communication — Animal communication, and indeed the understanding of the animal world in general, is a rapidly growing field, and even in the 21st century so far, many prior understandings related to diverse fields such as personal symbolic name use, animal… …   Wikipedia

  • Animal-powered transport — is a broad category of the human use of non human working animals (also known as beasts of burden ) for the movement of people and goods. Humans may ride some of the larger of these animals directly, use them as pack animals for carrying goods,… …   Wikipedia

  • litter — [n1] mess, debris clutter, collateral, confusion, detritus, disarray, disorder, garbage, hash, hodgepodge, jumble, jungle, junk, mishmash, muck, muddle, offal, rash, refuse, rubbish, rummage, scattering, scramble, shuffle, trash, untidiness,… …   New thesaurus

  • litter — [lit′ər] n. [ME litere < OFr litiere < ML literia, lectaria < L lectus, a couch: see LIE1] 1. a framework having long horizontal shafts near the bottom and enclosing a couch on which a person can be carried 2. a stretcher for carrying… …   English World dictionary

  • litter mate — litter mate, an animal born and raised in the same litter as another or others …   Useful english dictionary

  • litter — lit|ter1 [ˈlıtə US ər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(waste)¦ 2¦(baby animals)¦ 3¦(for cat s toilet)¦ 4¦(forest)¦ 5 a litter of something 6¦(for animal s bed)¦ 7¦(bed)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: litiere, from lit bed ] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Litter box — Cat box redirects here. For the nucleotide sequence in molecular biology, see CAAT box. Kitty litter redirects here. For the safety area in motorsports racing, see run off area. A basic litter box and a bag of litter. A litter box, sometimes… …   Wikipedia

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