Meaning of “recycle bin” in the English Dictionary

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"recycle bin" in Business English

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recycle binnoun [ C ]

uk us

IT a computer program where you store files or folders that you want to delete before deleting them permanently:

It is possible to retrieve deleted files from the recycle bin.

also recycling bin ENVIRONMENT a container for waste that will be recycled, for example, paper or glass:

Some grocery stores now provide recycle bins for used plastic bags.

(Definition of “recycle bin” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)