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perishable 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈperiSHəbəl/,
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(esp. of food) Likely to decay or go bad quickly,
  1. (esp. of food) Likely to decay or go bad quickly

  2. (of something abstract) Having a brief life or significance; transitory
    • - ballet is the most perishable of arts
Noun
  1. Things, esp. foodstuffs, likely to decay or go bad quickly


  1. liable to perish; subject to destruction or death or decay; "this minute and perishable planet"; "perishable foods such as butter and fruit"
  2. food that will decay rapidly if not refrigerated
  3. Decomposition or rotting is the process by which tissues of a dead organism break down into simpler forms of matter. The process is essential for new growth and development of living organisms because it recycles the finite matter that occupies physical space in the biome. ...
  4. Perishability is used in marketing to describe the way in which service capacity cannot be stored for sale in the future. It is a key concept of services marketing.
  5. That which perishes or is short-lived; food that does not keep for long; Liable to perish, especially naturally subject to quick decomposition or decay
  6. (Perishables) Any goods transported that are subject to deterioration or spoiling if not used for their intended purpose within time restraints. (Examples: foodstuffs, drugs, flowers, flower bulbs, etc.)
  7. (perishables) Foods requiring refrigeration or special handling because they spoil easily, such as meat, seafood, produce, deli, bakery and dairy.
  8. (Perishables (p. 217)) Goods or services with a limited life.
  9. (Perishables) Any cargo that loses considerable value if it is delayed in transportation. This usually refers to fresh fruit and vegetables.
  10. (Perishables) Fresh produce that can spoil in a short amount of time (such as fruits, fish, meat, flowers).
  11. (Perishability) One of the four characteristics (with inseparability, intangibility and variability) which distinguish a service; perishability expresses the notion that a service cannot be made in advance and stored. See Sercices Marketing; Inseparability; Intangibility; Variability.
  12. (perishability) A characteristic of services that means that they must be performed in a timely manner and cannot be stored for later.
  13. Food that is subject to decay, spoilage, or bacteria unless it is properly refrigerated or frozen.
  14. Easily undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
  15. Items listed as Perishable and Highly Perishable degrade over time. If you are carrying these items you will notice a slowly decreasing bar under the icon. This shows the spoilage of one unit of cargo. ...
  16. Items which will only remain fresh in the short term and need special freight conditions ot maintain or pro-long their freshness and avoid decay.Good examples are fish and fruit.
  17. A term meaning that if a product or service is not sold in a given time (a day, a night, a week) that product cannot later be sold. An example is an airline seat. Once the plane takes off, the seat cannot be stored for sale later.
  18. anything that becomes useless, therefore written off.  Trading is very much needed normally from the holders of perishable goods.
  19. able to spoil or decay