dump truck


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dump truck

n.
A heavy-duty truck having a bed that tilts backward to dump loose material.

dump truck

or dumper-truck
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a small truck used on building sites, having a load-bearing container at the front that can be tipped up to unload the contents

dump′ truck`

or dump′truck`,


n.
a usu. open-topped truck having a body that can be tilted to discharge its contents.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dump truck - truck whose contents can be emptied without handlingdump truck - 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
motortruck, truck - an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
Translations

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dump truck

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