littering
The dropping of litter.

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  • littering — 1540s, of animals, process of bringing forth young in a single birth, verbal noun from prp. of LITTER (Cf. litter) (v.). Meaning act of furnishing with bedding is from c.1600. That of act of dropping litter is from 1900 …   Etymology dictionary

  • littering — is dumping, throwing, placing, depositing or leaving, or causing to be dumped, thrown, deposited or left any refuse of any kind or any object or substance which tends to pollute, mar or deface, into, upon or about: (a) Any public street, highway …   Black's law dictionary

  • littering — is dumping, throwing, placing, depositing or leaving, or causing to be dumped, thrown, deposited or left any refuse of any kind or any object or substance which tends to pollute, mar or deface, into, upon or about: (a) Any public street, highway …   Black's law dictionary

  • Littering — Typische Littering Szene, hier in Hongkong Littering ist ein aus dem Englischen stammender Begriff, der das achtlose Wegwerfen und Liegenlassen von Abfall in der Umgebung bezeichnet. Littering ist ein strafrechtlich verfolgbares Delikt und kann… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Littering — Litter Lit ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Littered} (l[i^]t t[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Littering}.] 1. To supply with litter, as cattle; to cover with litter, as the floor of a stall. [1913 Webster] Tell them how they litter their jades. Bp. Hackett.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Littering — Lit|te|ring das; <aus gleichbed. engl. littering zu to litter »durch weggeworfene Abfälle (einen Ort) verschmutzen«> Vermüllung der Umwelt durch achtlos weggeworfene Abfälle …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • littering — lit·ter || lɪtÉ™(r) n. refuse, trash; disorder; number of young born to an animal at one time; curtained couch suspended between poles and carried by men or animals; stretcher; bedding for humans or animals (made of straw, rushes, etc.) v. toss …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Littering — Lịt|te|ring, das; s <englisch> (das Wegwerfen von Müll in die Umgebung) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • littering — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Littering behavior — Many factors contribute to why people choose to litter, according to Francis McAndrew s book, Environmental Psychology . He argues the presence of other litter is a powerful instigator. Studies confirm that litter begets litter . A disconnect… …   Wikipedia

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