dumping


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dump

 (dŭmp)
v. dumped, dump·ing, dumps
v.tr.
1. To release or throw down in a large mass.
2.
a. To empty (material) out of a container or vehicle: dumped the load of stones.
b. To empty out (a container or vehicle), as by overturning or tilting.
3.
a. To get rid of; discard: a fine for dumping trash on public land; dumped the extra gear overboard.
b. Informal To discard or reject unceremoniously: dump an old friend.
4. To place (goods or stock, for example) on the market in large quantities and at a low price.
5. Computers To transfer (data stored internally in a computer) from one place to another, as from a memory to a printout, without processing.
6. Slang To knock down; beat.
v.intr.
1. To fall or drop abruptly.
2. To discharge cargo or contents; unload.
3. Slang To criticize another severely: was always dumping on me.
n.
1. A place where refuse is dumped: a garbage dump; a nuclear waste dump.
2. A storage place for goods or supplies; a depot: an ammunition dump.
3. An unordered accumulation; a pile.
4. Computers An instance or the result of dumping stored data.
5. Slang A poorly maintained or disreputable place.
6. Vulgar Slang An act of defecating. Often used with take.

[Middle English dumpen, dompen, to fall suddenly, drop, of Scandinavian origin.]

dump′er n.

dumping

(ˈdʌmpɪŋ)
n
1. the disposal (of waste) in the sea or on land
2. (Economics) economics the offering for sale of large quantities (of goods) on foreign markets at low prices in order to maintain a high price in the home market and obtain a share of the foreign markets
3. (Stock Exchange) the hasty selling (of stocks and shares) in the belief that prices will fall or continue falling

dumping

Selling goods in foreign markets at artificially low prices.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dumping - selling goods abroad at a price below that charged in the domestic market
marketing, merchandising, selling - the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money

dumping

noun
The act of getting rid of something useless or used up:
Translations

dumping

[ˈdʌmpɪŋ]
A. N
1. [of rubbish, waste] → vertido m
"no dumping"prohibido verter basuras
2. (Comm) → dúmping m
B. CPD dumping ground Nvertedero m

dumping

[ˈdʌmpɪŋ] n
(ECONOMICS) [goods] → dumping m
[rubbish] "no dumping" → "décharge interdite"dumping ground ndépotoir m
to be a dumping ground for sth → être un dépotoir de qch

dumping

n
(of load, rubbish)Abladen nt; “no dumping (Brit) → „Schuttabladen verboten!“
(Comm) → Dumping nt

dumping

:
dumping ground
nMüllkippe f, → Schuttabladeplatz m; (fig)Abladeplatz m
dumping price
n (Comm) → Dumpingpreis m

dumping

[ˈdʌmpɪŋ] n
a. (of rubbish) → scarico
"no dumping" (of waste, rubbish) → "vietato lo scarico"
b. (Econ) → dumping m inv
References in classic literature ?
It impelled the visitor to questions and then the residents would explain, quietly, that all this was "made" land, and that it had been "made" by using it as a dumping ground for the city garbage.
This was done by dumping them into a spinning receptacle that went at a rate of a few thousand revolutions a minute, tearing the matter from the clothes by centrifugal force.
I worked at top speed, filling the iron wheelbarrow with coal, running it on the scales and weighing the load, then trundling it into the fire-room and dumping it on the plates before the fires.
Now with Chehayeb's trash plan calling for dumping Beirut's and Mount Lebanon's waste in the Srar facility, Akkar's residents fear that the facility would face the same fate as that of Naameh landfill.
The technicians came in after defueling the aircraft and told me that the aircraft no longer was dumping fuel.
Parpounas, blasted the waste management practice in Cyprus claiming that environmental and financial risks are involved in allowing uncontrolled dumping, while waste management remains expensive.
has reported dumping roughly 10 times more of the carcinogen in its site between 2000-2006 than the TVA did over the same period in its now ruptured Harriman storage pond site.
Fayez, director general of the Technical Secretariat for Anti-Dumping, said there has been an increase in the number of cases related to dumping in recent times, which has forced the UAE government to establish bodies to deal with the issue.
There is no room for large Dumpsters, and the businesses have taken to just dumping their trash into cans and the street.
Although dumping is assumed to be unfair when it involves international trade, a business might sell products at seemingly unprofitable prices for many reasons commonly accepted as reasonable in the domestic market.
The group says a loophole in sanctuary rules allows dumping as long as boats use Coast Guard-approved marine toilets.
In the Gorwa industrial area of the city of Vadodara, Hema Chemicals had been dumping 77,000 metric tons of highly carcinogenic hexavalent chromium waste over the past 20 years or so, according to the Gujarat Pollution Control Board.