trash can

Definitions

Electronics

  • An icon which represents a directory or folder where deleted files and folders are stored. A trash can allows for files to be restored if deleted by accident or if a user decides for any reason to keep a file. Also, the directory or folder where deleted files are stored. Also called recycle bin.
  • A trash can (1) which also serves to eject optical discs or floppies by dragging and dropping the icon representing the desired drive.
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