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dump truck

n.
A heavy-duty truck having a bed that tilts backward to dump loose material.
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dump truck

or dumper-truck
n
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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

dump′ truck`

or dump′truck`,


n.
a usu. open-topped truck having a body that can be tilted to discharge its contents.
[1925–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dump truck - truck whose contents can be emptied without handlingdump 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
motortruck, truck - an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
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Translations

dump truck

nKipper m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

dump truck

n (also dumper truck) → autocarro con cassone ribaltabile
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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