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obsolete

(ŏb′sə-lēt′, ŏb′sə-lēt′)
adj.
Biology Vestigial or rudimentary, especially in comparison with related or ancestral species, as the tailbone of an ape. Used of an organ or other part of an organism.

ob′so·lete′ly adv.
ob′so·lete′ness n.
ob′so·let′ism n.

obsolete

outdated, or no further use, gradually disappearing.
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Our main concern arising from the above development is that ASEAN is becoming a dumping ground for these obsolete and outdated machinery and equipment, which, because of their inherent technology limitations and constraints, could adversely impact the orderly development of the iron and steel industry in the region," the AISC said.
Put simply, obsolete office space is a drag on our market and offering investors and developers little or no value.
AVCOM is a web-enabled tool which allows users to forecast when a part will become obsolete or too expensive, and then finds suitable replacements from across the marketplace.
Most people believe that cash will become obsolete in 20 years' time
In several places, coalmining has been made obsolete by oil.
In addition to establishing a permanent drop-off site at its facility for area residents and businesses, the company will offer on-site collection of old, obsolete and end-of-life electronic equipment from businesses and other organizations.
The Steel Recycling Institute's statistics for ferrous scrap processed in 2004 indicate that the composition of the tons recycled in 2004 contained almost 35 percent more obsolete scrap than in 1980.
This verifies the current availability of a part, forecasts its future availability, identifies its sourcing depth, and identifies possible solution options if it is already obsolete.
The most modern paper machine in the world tied to the most expensive energy generation system in its grade is obsolete.
Return for a Partnership, REMIC, or for Certain Trusts, have been made obsolete.
By obsolete, I just don't mean that they are broken, flawed and underfunded--although I can't argue with any of those descriptions.
The construction of North Haven Pavilion included the demolition of an existing functionally obsolete warehouse.