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garbage can

n
US and Canadian a large, usually cylindrical, container for refuse, esp one used by a household. Also called: ash bin, ash can, trash can or dustbin (in Britain (and certain other countries))

gar′bage can`


n.
a container, usu. of metal or plastic, for the disposal of waste matter, esp. kitchen refuse.
[1905-10, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.garbage can - a bin that holds rubbish until it is collectedgarbage can - a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
bin - a container; usually has a lid
Translations
بَرميل الزُّبالَهصُنْدُوق القُمَامَة
popelnice
skraldespand
roskapönttö
kanta za otpad
szemétvödör
ruslatunna
ごみ箱
쓰레기통
nádoba na smeti
smetnjak
soptunna
ที่ใส่ขยะ
çöp kutusu/tenekesiçöp sepeti
thùng rác

garbage can

n (Am) → bidone m della spazzatura

garbage

(ˈgaːbidʒ) noun
(especially American) rubbish.
adjective
There is a garbage chute at the end of the corridor.
garbage can
(American) a dustbin.

garbage can

صُنْدُوق القُمَامَة popelnice skraldespand Mülleimer σκουπιδοτενεκές caneca de la basura, cubo de la basura roskapönttö corbeille kanta za otpad pattumiera ごみ箱 쓰레기통 vuilnisbak søppelkasse śmietnik caixote do lixo, lata de lixo мусорный ящик soptunna ที่ใส่ขยะ çöp sepeti thùng rác 垃圾箱
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For this man was that hybrid of tramp-land, an alki-stiff that has degenerated into a stew-bum, with so little self-respect that he will never "boil-up," and with so little pride that he will eat out of a garbage can.
13 100 garbage cans (property of the city of ansbach, 80 l, 120 l, 240 l) distributed in the city of ansbach.
The village also is asking residents not to blow snow into the street and to place garbage cans at least four feet behind the back of the curb.
However, two things which form part of a progressive community living are absent in Naseem Nagar: there are no speed limit signs on its internal roads and there are no garbage cans for putting the street garbage.
The 190 degree heated water and 3500 psi pressure washers are designed to leave your garbage cans sparkling clean.
Local law reinforcers do their best to try and keep the bears out of garbage cans and out of trouble for the most part.
Wind can blow the lightweight bags out of garbage cans and into sewers, streets, and parks.
Overall, researchers found that staff as well as parents at the center followed proper hand-washing procedures only 22 percent of the time before or after tasks such as wiping noses, emptying garbage cans and changing diapers.
From overflowing garbage cans and wheelie bins, discarded pop cans, booze bottles, fast food wrappings, cigarette butts and other unspeakable remnants of human waste.
row of garbage cans and the blooming rhododendron is not your father,
It has been barricaded by plastic garbage cans in the central streets of the city.
But we are clarifying rules so when we come into a situation where some folks constantly leave their garbage cans out, the standard is clear.