dustbin


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dust·bin

 (dŭst′bĭn′)
n. Chiefly British
A can or barrel for refuse.

dustbin

(ˈdʌstˌbɪn)
n
a large, usually cylindrical container for rubbish, esp one used by a household. US and Canadian names: garbage can or trash can

dust•bin

(ˈdʌstˌbɪn)

n. Chiefly Brit.
a container for rubbish; garbage can.
[1840–50]

dustbin

garbage can
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dustbin - a bin that holds rubbish until it is collecteddustbin - a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
bin - a container; usually has a lid
Translations
صُنْدوق الزِّبالَهصُنْدُوق القُمَامَة
popelnice
skraldespandaffaldsspand
roskakoriroskapönttöroskis
kanta za otpad
szeméttartó
ruslatunna
ごみ箱
쓰레기통
smetnjak
papperskorgsoptunna
ที่ใส่ขยะ
çöp sepetiçöp tenekesi/bidonu
thùng rác

dustbin

[ˈdʌstbɪn] (Brit)
A. Ncubo m de la basura
B. CPD dustbin liner Nbolsa f de basura

dustbin

[ˈdʌstbɪn] n (British)poubelle fdustbin man [dustbin men] (pl) n (British)éboueur m

dustbin

[ˈdʌstˌbɪn] nbidone m della spazzatura

dust

(dast) noun
1. fine grains of earth, sand etc. The furniture was covered in dust.
2. anything in the form of fine powder. gold-dust; sawdust.
verb
to free (furniture etc) from dust. She dusts (the house) once a week.
ˈduster noun
a cloth for removing dust.
ˈdusty adjective
a dusty floor.
ˈdustiness noun
dustbin (ˈdasbin) noun
(American ˈgarbage-can or ˈtrash-can) a container for household rubbish.
dust-jacket (ˈdasdʒӕkit) noun
the loose paper cover of a book.
dustman (ˈdasmən) noun
a person employed to remove household rubbish.
dustpan (ˈdaspӕn) noun
a type of flat container with a handle, used for holding dust swept from the floor.
ˈdust-up noun
a quarrel. There was a bit of a dust-up between the two men.
dust down
to remove the dust from with a brushing action. She picked herself up and dusted herself down.
throw dust in someone's eyes
to try to deceive someone.

dustbin

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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That means that he borrowed the first two quite recently from some cottage, as we supposed, but the ladder has been a long time in this rotten old dustbin.
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Yet far from trashing mass culture, van Liefland goes through the dustbin to save its weary relics.
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Had they not done so, they would have disappeared into the dustbin of history as thoroughly as did the well-connected associations that Harland so ably describes.
Charles, who is Colonel-in-Chief of The Parachute Regiment, SAID: "I understand around 1,700 of you are crammed in what looks like a dustbin from the outside.
Benjamin's choice of title is at least provocative, engaging this reader with the thought that he might reconvene theoretical issues which Dutch journalists have consigned to the dustbin of history Revenge will be sweet.
This is going to be one of the biggest leadership challenges these employers are ever going to face: Creating the conditions that will allow those who are still with the company to feel that doing something extraordinary isn't going to just have them deposited on the dustbin like those with whom they once worked.