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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.
All this he carried into the back yard and dumped in the garbage can.
But garbage cans were overflowing, fencing was covered in bird dropping, graffiti and cobwebs, the water was full of garbage.
Contract award: provision of services related to emptying garbage cans arranged in lanes of selected categories of municipal streets in the capital city targEwek district warsaw.
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.
Fruit flies also breed around garbage disposals, drains and garbage cans while facilitating the transmission of bacteria that can prove harmful to human health.
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.
He handed it to his colleague to call on his phone to check the balance while he continued to empty garbage cans into the truck.
Deputies found Suarez-Cassagne's body outside the Oldsmar, Florida, home, near some garbage cans, according to the sheriff's office.
He said that environment-friendly garbage cans will soon be placed to collect different kinds of waste following the model in other countries.
The open garbage not only invites stray dogs and pigs to hover around the garbage cans but also mosquitoes and flies.