nondurable


nondurable
nondurability, nondurableness, n.nondurably, adv.
/non door"euh beuhl, -dyoor"-/, adj.
1. not resistant to wear, decay, etc.; not sturdy: nondurable fabrics.
2. not lasting or enduring; consumable or perishable.
n.
3. nondurables. goods that are used up quickly or purchased frequently, as food and apparel. Cf. durable goods.
[NON- + DURABLE]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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