Recycle-bin definition

(computing) In Microsoft Windows, a storage location for deleted files, from which they can be retrieved or permanently deleted.
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A container in which items to be recycled may be placed.
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(1) See e-cycling.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
recycle-bin
Plural:
recycle-bins

Origin of recycle-bin

  • Computing sense introduced with Windows 95.

    From Wiktionary