cat litter

UK / US noun [uncountable]
a substance onto which a pet cat passes waste from its body in a container called a litter tray

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Cat litter — (often called kitty litter) is one of any of a number of materials used in litter boxes to absorb moisture from cat feces and urine, which reduces foul odors such as ammonia and renders them more tolerable within the home.Several kinds of cat… …   Wikipedia

  • cat litter — cat ,litter noun uncount a substance onto which a pet cat passes waste from its body in a container called a litter box …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cat litter — cat .litter also kitty litter AmE n [U] a substance like small grey stones that people put in boxes for cats that live indoors, and which the cats use as a toilet …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cat litter — cat′ lit ter n. cvb litter 8) …   From formal English to slang

  • cat litter — pulverized absorbent clay used for lining a box in which a cat can eliminate waste. * * * …   Universalium

  • cat litter — pulverized absorbent clay used for lining a box in which a cat can eliminate waste …   Useful english dictionary

  • cat litter — noun (U) a substance that people put down in boxes for cats that live indoors, so that they can pass waste from their bowels into it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Litter box — Cat box redirects here. For the nucleotide sequence in molecular biology, see CAAT box. Kitty litter redirects here. For the safety area in motorsports racing, see run off area. A basic litter box and a bag of litter. A litter box, sometimes… …   Wikipedia

  • Litter robot — is a self cleaning litter box for cats that uses a rotating globe to sift the clumps from the clean litter.It has been engineered to solve many of the problems associated with early automatic litter box designs.Rake type boxes can get stuck on a… …   Wikipedia

  • Litter (disambiguation) — Litter may mean: *Straw or other material strewn in an animal s enclosure (e.g. a stable) for it to sleep on and to absorb its faeces and urine. This is the original meaning. *Litter, trash in small portions thrown inappropriately in a public… …   Wikipedia

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