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dispose
used in White Noise

3 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
disposed the troops along...
Definition
the arrangement, positioning, or use of things
  • Jack Gladney would not do, he said, and asked me what other names I might have at my disposal.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (13% in)
disposal = command

(editor's note:  When something is "at someone's disposal" it is "at their command," or "available for their use." They can use it as they please.)
  • I had been generous with the power and madness at my disposal, allowing my subject to be associated with an infinitely lesser figure, a fellow who sat in La-Z-Boy chairs and shot out TVs.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (68% in)
disposal = command

(editor's note:  When something is "at someone's disposal" it is "at their command," or "available for their use." They can use it as they please.)
There are no more uses of "dispose" flagged with this meaning in White Noise.

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  • They spent two more days in the kiosk, the weak and faltering sister venturing out to scavenge food scraps from the cartoon-character disposal baskets with swinging doors.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (54% in)

There are no more uses of "dispose" in White Noise.

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