Fish is a perishable food.
- The definition of perishable is something that is likely to rot, spoil or go bad quickly.
Food that goes bad after just a few days is an example of something that would be described as a perishable food.
- Perishable is defined as something that will spoil or rot.
An example of a perishable is a head of lettuce.
- per′ish·a·bil′i·ty per′ish·a·ble·ness
(comparative more perishable, superlative most perishable)
Middle English perysabyl, from Middle French pÃ©rissable. See perish +"Ž -able
- The sap-wood is more perishable,, but it is useful for fences, casks and a variety of other purposes;.
- The texts of the older authors which have come down to us were written for the most part not on stone but on papyrus, parchment or other perishable material.
- In 1879, at Kilburn, the competition was of railway waggons to convey perishable goods long distances at low temperatures.
- Orbital relations of comets by his conviction of their perishable nature.
- The larch, from its lofty straight trunk and the high quality of its wood, is one of the most important of coniferous trees; its growth is extremely rapid, the stem attaining a large size in from sixty to eighty years, while the tree yields good useful timber at forty or fifty; it forms firm heartwood at an early age, and the sapwood is less perishable than that of the firs, rendering it more valuable in the young state.