Associations to the word «Junk»

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JUNK, noun. Discarded or waste material; rubbish, trash.
JUNK, noun. A collection of miscellaneous items of little value.
JUNK, noun. (slang) Any narcotic drug, especially heroin.
JUNK, noun. (slang) Genitalia.
JUNK, noun. (nautical) Salt beef.
JUNK, noun. Pieces of old cable or cordage, used for making gaskets, mats, swabs, etc., and when picked to pieces, forming oakum for filling the seams of ships.
JUNK, noun. (dated) A fragment of any solid substance; a thick piece; a chunk.
JUNK, verb. (transitive) To throw away.
JUNK, noun. (nautical) A Chinese sailing vessel.
JUNK BOND, noun. (finance) A bond (an instrument of debt) which is considered below "investment grade" due to a significant risk of default by the issuer. The interest rate is higher in order to compensate holders for that risk.
JUNK BONDS, noun. Plural of junk bond
JUNK CONFERENCE, noun. (countable) (pejorative) A form of academic conference which is run for other than academic purposes and which does not meet normal academic standards.
JUNK DNA, noun. (genetics) Any portion of the DNA sequence of a chromosome or a genome for which no function has been identified.
JUNK DRAWER, noun. (US) A drawer designated for the storage of various miscellaneous, small, occasionally useful items of little value.
JUNK DRAWERS, noun. Plural of junk drawer
JUNK FOOD, noun. Food with little or no nutritional value.
JUNK FOODS, noun. Plural of junk food
JUNK IN THE TRUNK, noun. (idiomatic) Corpulence in the butt.
JUNK JOB, noun. A disrespectable job offering no real benefits to the community.
JUNK JOBS, noun. Plural of junk job
JUNK MAIL, noun. Any mail or letters that are not welcome or solicited and typically sent in bulk; especially mail of a commercial nature such as advertising circulars and form letters.
JUNK SCIENCE, noun. (uncountable) (pejorative) Assertions that have the appearance, but not the actuality, of scientific support.
JUNK SCIENCE, noun. (countable) (pejorative) A cluster of assertions, publications, and experts that have the appearance, but not the actuality, of a scientific specialty.
JUNK SCIENCES, noun. Plural of junk science
JUNK SHOT, noun. (oil industry) a method to shut off a faulty blowout preventer (BOP) by injecting the BOP with material that will clog up the innards and result in a choking off of the hole
JUNK SICK, adjective. (slang) Experiencing the nausea sometimes suffered by the user of a narcotic the following day, or after the effects of the drug begin to wear off.
JUNK SICK, adjective. (slang) Experiencing withdrawal symptoms when referring to the use of narcotics, often having flu-like symptoms.

Dictionary definition

JUNK, noun. The remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up.
JUNK, noun. Any of various Chinese boats with a high poop and lugsails.
JUNK, verb. Dispose of (something useless or old); "trash these old chairs"; "junk an old car"; "scrap your old computer".

Wise words

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