Dumpster

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dump·ster

 (dŭmp′stər)
n.
A container for receiving, transporting, and dumping waste materials.

[Originally a trademark.]
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Dump•ster

(ˈdʌmp stər)
Trademark.
a brand of large metal bin for refuse, designed to be hoisted onto a truck for emptying.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dumpster - a container designed to receive and transport and dump wasteDumpster - a container designed to receive and transport and dump waste
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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Translations

Dumpster

® [ˈdʌmpstəʳ] N (US) → contenedor m de escombros or deshechos
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

Dumpster®

[ˈdʌmpstər] n (US) (= skip) → benne f (à ordures)dump truck ntombereau m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Dumpster®

n (US) → (Müll)container m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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