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dustcart

(ˈdʌstˌkɑːt)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a road vehicle for collecting domestic refuse. US and Canadian name: garbage truck
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dustcart - a truck for collecting domestic refusedustcart - a truck for collecting domestic refuse; "in Britain a garbage truck is called a dustcart"
motortruck, truck - an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
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dustcart

[ˈdʌstkɑːt] Ncamión m de la basura

dustcart

[ˈdʌstkɑːrt] n (British) (= lorry) → tombereau m aux orduresdust cloth n (US)chiffon m à poussièredust cloud nnuage m de poussièredust cover n [furniture] → housse f

dustcart

[ˈdʌstˌkaːt] ncamion m inv della nettezza urbana or delle immondizie
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Coun Trickett (Lab, Moseley and Kings Heath) explained that with the PS30 million government weekly refuse collection grant currently being spent on a million wheelie bins, a fleet of new dustcarts, and depot upgrades, the council is not about to hand the service over to another operator.
Norfolk County Council operates a fleet of approximately 2 500 vehicles ranging from light commercial vehicles, minibuses and cars through to heavy commercial vehicles including dustcarts and gritters.
Except, of course, that fat guy with the uplifting anecdotes about wading around in "bin juice" in the back of dustcarts.
Westminster City Council went in with a fleet of dustcarts, street sweepers and cleaning buggies to clean up the area, the report said.
Serco, which carries out rubbish collections for Sandwell Council, found out about the toddler's fascination with dustcarts through his mother, Paula Flanagan.
These groups set fire to tyres and dustcarts and erected barricades on the main streets of the city to block traffic.
And even when Steve, of lake, Isle of Wight, is at home he restores vintage dustcarts.
And why did the "safety reasons" which grounded dustcarts not prevent being a ambulances, petrol tankers or supermarket delivery trucks from getting through?
The demonstrators, who set up barricades and set fire to tires and dustcarts, protested against their exclusion from the local employment programme, for the second successive year.
Managing director Guy Parsons said: "Whether it is the timing of laundry deliveries or early morning visits from dustcarts keeping our customers awake, we will endeavour to find a solution.
The LGA also denied binmen were "twiddling their thumbs" as dustcarts were prevented from entering many ice-ridden roads.
Dustcarts were expected to hit main roads in the south east of the city although a final decision was being made during a meeting this morning to assess the state of the city's roads.