the last date on which perishable food should be sold, usually established with some allowance for home storage under refrigeration.
past one’s / its sell-by date, Informal. past one’s or its prime; past the period of greatest vigor, success, etc.:
an aging actress, well past her sell-by date.
a date printed on the packaging of perishable goods, indicating the date after which the goods should not be offered for sale
(informal) past one’s sell-by date, beyond one’s prime
a date marked on a product, such as food or medicine, after which it should not be sold
- Past life therapy
noun 1. a form of hypnosis or meditation based on the belief that an individual’s present problems are rooted in events that occurred before birth in this life
noun 1. a person who is thoroughly experienced or exceptionally skilled in a profession, art, etc.: a past master at chess. 2. a person who has held the office of master in a guild, lodge, etc. noun 1. a person with talent for, or experience in, a particular activity: a past master of tact 2. […]
noun 1. a woman who is thoroughly experienced or exceptionally skilled in a profession, art, etc.
[past-nis] /ˈpæst nɪs/ noun 1. the state or fact of being .