1. To use, consume, spend, or expend thoughtlessly or carelessly. 2. To cause to lose energy, strength, or vigor; exhaust, tire, or enfeeble. 3. To fail to take advantage of or use for profit; lose. 4. A place, region, or land that is uninhabited or uncultivated; a desert or wilderness. 5. Anything other than the minimum amount of equipment, materials, parts, space and worker’s time which are absolutely essential to add value to the product (Working Definition from Toyota.) 2. Use to no purpose or inadequate result or extravagantly (waste time.)
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