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A heavy-duty truck having a bed that tilts backward to dump loose material.
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dump truckor dumper-truck
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
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a usu. open-topped truck having a body that can be tilted to discharge its contents.
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|Noun||1.||dump 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|
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