What is discard?

  • (noun): Anything that is cast aside or discarded.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on discard, discards:

Discard Protocol - Inetd Implementation
... On most UNIX-like operating systems a discard server is built into the inetd (or xinetd) daemon ... The discard service is usually not enabled by default ... enabled by adding the following lines to the file /etc/inetd.conf and reloading the configuration discard stream tcp nowait root internal discard dgram udp wait root internal The Discard ...
Make-A-Million - Rules of The Game - Highest Bidder and The Widow
... He may retain any or all of these in his hand, and then must discard three unwanted cards in their place ... He must not discard a Money card unless there are no other non-Money cards to discard—in which case he must show the Money cards he discards to other players ... He must never discard the Bull, Bear, and Tiger ...
Red Nines - The First Turn
... Being the first to discard in a round confers a useful advantage, especially if the player has one or more aces ... After this, no player may discard more than one card of the same rank at a time (although discarding a king and starting again with another king can give the appearance of laying more than one king as ...
Civilization: The Card Game - Turn Sequence - Draw and Discard
... Then, they review their hand in its entirety and discard two cards from it to the discard pile ...
Bing Rummy - Play
... The remaining cards are placed in a draw pile and the top card is turned over to start the discard pile ... On his turn, a player has three choices Draw a card from the pile and then discard Take the top card from the discard pile and then discard a different card Meld ...

More definitions of "discard":

  • (noun): (cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or to failing to follow suit.
  • (noun): Getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable.
    Synonyms: throwing away

Famous quotes containing the word discard:

    It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young.
    Konrad Lorenz (1903–1989)

    A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
    Karl Kraus (1874–1936)

    The proclamation and repetition of first principles is a constant feature of life in our democracy. Active adherence to these principles, however, has always been considered un-American. We recipients of the boon of liberty have always been ready, when faced with discomfort, to discard any and all first principles of liberty, and, further, to indict those who do not freely join with us in happily arrogating those principles.
    David Mamet (b. 1947)