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dustcart

(ˈdʌstˌkɑːt)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a road vehicle for collecting domestic refuse. US and Canadian name: garbage truck
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dustcart - a truck for collecting domestic refusedustcart - a truck for collecting domestic refuse; "in Britain a garbage truck is called a dustcart"
motortruck, truck - an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
Translations

dustcart

[ˈdʌstkɑːt] Ncamión m de la basura

dustcart

[ˈdʌstkɑːrt] n (British) (= lorry) → tombereau m aux orduresdust cloth n (US)chiffon m à poussièredust cloud nnuage m de poussièredust cover n [furniture] → housse f

dustcart

[ˈdʌstˌkaːt] ncamion m inv della nettezza urbana or delle immondizie
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The operation began last week and is still going on despite the return to full-time work of 100 dustcart crews.
The operation began on Monday and is still in force, despite the return to full-time work of 100 dustcart crews.
EXCITED Isaac Mason was given an early Christmas gift yesterday - a toy dustcart from the bin men he waves at every week.
She said: "I was passing the dustcart in Beaconsfield and a big burly chap leant out and said 'Hello, Mary.
She said: "I was passing a dustcart and a big, burly chap leant out and said, 'Hello, Mary I'm baking.
To write prose like Pam Ayres The funny tale of Ethel Preedy or the Dolly on the Dustcart And capture that twinkle and humour of hers To pin down my words with a change of heart Opportunity knocked for her on ITV A sense of timing a natural gift Reciting poetry on the minstrel show on BBC Pam's poetry gives people's moods a lift Maybe my pinned down words will be set free To release the laughter And the sparkle in me.
On a day when his passing is quite correctly being mourned, perhaps we should also celebrate that he wasn't being carried out in a dustcart.
Bags of rubbish had been piling up around the Baldoon Sands area of Acklam which had not seen a dustcart in over two weeks.
The projects include the development of new engines for plug-in hybrid versions of Nissan, Lotus and Jaguar Land Rover cars, a lightweight dustcart, development of-light-weight materials for vehicle weight reduction, and new technologies using thermal energy to improve vehicle performance.
QHIGH winds blew things off the binmen's dustcart, so I went out to clear up after they left.
Add a generous car allowance for the pair and three dustmen to actually empty the bin, plus dustcart, bin being locked again with keys.
The devices, about the size of a penny, are placed in the lip of the bin and can be scanned as it is tipped into a dustcart.