garbage can

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garbage can

n
US and Canadian a large, usually cylindrical, container for refuse, esp one used by a household. Also called: ash bin, ash can, trash can or dustbin (in Britain (and certain other countries))

gar′bage can`


n.
a container, usu. of metal or plastic, for the disposal of waste matter, esp. kitchen refuse.
[1905-10, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.garbage can - a bin that holds rubbish until it is collectedgarbage can - a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
bin - a container; usually has a lid
Translations
بَرميل الزُّبالَهصُنْدُوق القُمَامَة
popelnice
skraldespand
roskapönttö
kanta za otpad
szemétvödör
ruslatunna
ごみ箱
쓰레기통
nádoba na smeti
smetnjak
soptunna
ที่ใส่ขยะ
çöp kutusu/tenekesiçöp sepeti
thùng rác

garbage can

n (Am) → bidone m della spazzatura

garbage

(ˈgaːbidʒ) noun
(especially American) rubbish.
adjective
There is a garbage chute at the end of the corridor.
garbage can
(American) a dustbin.

garbage can

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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In the long run there is not a cat in hell's chance of saving the euro or the European Union, which is a failed experiment destined for the garbage bin of history.
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