litter tray
An open receptacle lined with a layer of absorbent material for use as a toilet by a cat or similar animal when indoors.

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  • litter tray — UK US noun [countable] [singular litter tray plural litter trays] british a container that holds cat litter Thesaurus: sanitation and waste disposal …   Useful english dictionary

  • litter tray — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms litter tray : singular litter tray plural litter trays British a container that holds cat litter …   English dictionary

  • tray — [treı] n ↑glass, ↑bow tie, ↑tray [: Old English; Origin: trig, treg] 1.) a flat piece of plastic, metal, or wood, with raised edges, used for carrying things such as plates, food etc ▪ The waiter brought drinks on a tray. 2.) a flat open… …   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 — lit|ter1 [ˈlıtə US ər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(waste)¦ 2¦(baby animals)¦ 3¦(for cat s toilet)¦ 4¦(forest)¦ 5 a litter of something 6¦(for animal s bed)¦ 7¦(bed)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: litiere, from lit bed ] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • litter — 1 noun 1 (U) bits of waste paper, containers etc that people have thrown away and left on the ground in a public place: Please take your litter away with you. compare garbage, rubbish 1, trash 1 2 (C) a group of baby animals such as dogs or cats… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • litter — ► NOUN 1) rubbish left in an open or public place. 2) an untidy collection of things. 3) a number of young born to an animal at one time. 4) (also cat litter) granular absorbent material lining a tray for a cat to urinate and defecate in indoors …   English terms dictionary

  • litter — noun 1》 rubbish left in public.     ↘a collection of things lying about untidily. 2》 a number of young born to an animal at one time. 3》 (also cat litter) granular absorbent material lining a tray for a cat to urinate and defecate in indoors. 4》… …   English new terms dictionary

  • 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

  • Leaf litter sieve — A leaf litter sieve is a piece of equipment used by entomologists, in particular by coleopterists (Cooter 1991, page 7) as an aid to finding invertebrates in leaf litter.A typical leaf litter sieve consists of a gauze with holes of approximately… …   Wikipedia

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