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floor

noun base, basis, bedrock, bottom, flooring, foundation, fundamental basis, girder, ground, groundwork, jumping off point, premise, principle, rudiment, starting point, support, supporting structure, underlying principle, underpinning basis
Associated concepts: floor plan in zoning and construccion laws, hacking the floor in parliamentary procedure, minimum wage
See also: recognition
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Floor sweepings, animal waste, dead insects and high levels of cancercausing chemicals have all been detected in illegal cigarettes and rolling tobacco.
A few other items that are good for composting but not always well known are houseplant trimmings (or houseplants that have "passed on,") pet hair, toilet paper rolls, dryer lint, floor sweepings, vacuum cleaner "dirt" and shredded paper.
The water would soak into the floor sweepings and then out through the holes in the bottom of the barrel, feeding the garden vegetables with nutrients.