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
[poo l-doun] /ˈpʊlˌdaʊn/ noun, Movies. 1. a mechanism that intermittently advances the film through the film gate of a camera or projector. [poo l-doun] /ˈpʊlˌdaʊn/ adjective 1. designed to be pulled down for use: a pull-down bed; a desk with a pull-down front. noun, adjective See dropdown See pull-down noun, adjective a menu of options […]
[poo l-doun] /ˈpʊlˌdaʊn/ adjective 1. designed to be pulled down for use: a pull-down bed; a desk with a pull-down front. noun, adjective a menu of options in a computer application extending down from the action bar like a window blind; also written pulldown Usage Note computing
- Pull-down list
operating system (Or “drop-down list”) A graphical user interface component that allows the user to choose one (or sometimes more than one) item from a list. The current choice is visible in a small rectangle and when the user clicks on it, a list of items is revealed below it. The user can then click […]
- Pull-down menu
operating system (Or “drop-down menu”, “pop-down menu”) A menu in a graphical user interface, whose title is normally visible but whose contents are revealed only when the user activates it, normally by pressing the mouse button while the pointer is over the title, whereupon the menu items appear below the title. The user may then […]