dump truck

dump truck
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a truck with a large metal container that can be raised at the front end so that the sand, stones, or other material in it falls out at the back end

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • dump truck — n. a truck, usually with an open top, the carrying bopdy of which can be tilted so as to emptied its contents without handling. Syn: dumper. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dump truck — dump′ truck or dump′truck n. trs a usu. open topped truck having a body that can be tilted to discharge its contents • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • dump truck — dump trucks N COUNT A dump truck is a truck whose carrying part can be tipped backwards so that the load falls out …   English dictionary

  • dump truck — ☆ dump truck n. a truck with a back end that can be tilted backward to dump a load through the opened tailgate …   English World dictionary

  • dump truck — ► NOUN N. Amer. ▪ a dumper truck …   English terms dictionary

  • dump truck — AmE n a vehicle with a large open container at the back that can move up to pour sand, soil etc onto the ground …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Dump truck — For other uses, see Dump truck (disambiguation). A dump truck (or, UK, dumper truck) is a truck used for transporting loose material (such as sand, gravel, or dirt) for construction. A typical dump truck is equipped with a hydraulically operated… …   Wikipedia

  • dump truck — noun truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑dumper, ↑tipper truck, ↑tipper lorry, ↑tip truck, ↑tipper •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dump truck — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms dump truck : singular dump truck plural dump trucks American a dumper truck …   English dictionary

  • Dump truck (disambiguation) — Dump truck may refer to: Dump truck for hauling loose material Dumptruck (Band) for the 80s indie band Dumper, similar to a dump truck but carries the load in front Garbage truck for collecting refuse Haul truck an off road vehicle used in mining …   Wikipedia

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