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dust·bin

 (dŭst′bĭn′)
n. Chiefly British
A can or barrel for refuse.
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dustbin

(ˈdʌstˌbɪn)
n
a large, usually cylindrical container for rubbish, esp one used by a household. US and Canadian names: garbage can or trash can
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dust•bin

(ˈdʌstˌbɪn)

n. Chiefly Brit.
a container for rubbish; garbage can.
[1840–50]
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dustbin

garbage can
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dustbin - a bin that holds rubbish until it is collecteddustbin - a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
bin - a container; usually has a lid
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Translations
صُنْدوق الزِّبالَهصُنْدُوق القُمَامَة
popelnice
skraldespandaffaldsspand
roskakoriroskapönttöroskis
kanta za otpad
szeméttartó
ruslatunna
ごみ箱
쓰레기통
smetnjak
papperskorgsoptunna
ที่ใส่ขยะ
çöp sepetiçöp tenekesi/bidonu
thùng rác

dustbin

[ˈdʌstbɪn] (Brit)
A. Ncubo m de la basura
B. CPD dustbin liner Nbolsa f de basura
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dustbin

[ˈdʌstbɪn] n (British)poubelle fdustbin man [dustbin men] (pl) n (British)éboueur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

dustbin

[ˈdʌstˌbɪn] nbidone m della spazzatura
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

dust

(dast) noun
1. fine grains of earth, sand etc. The furniture was covered in dust.
2. anything in the form of fine powder. gold-dust; sawdust.
verb
to free (furniture etc) from dust. She dusts (the house) once a week.
ˈduster noun
a cloth for removing dust.
ˈdusty adjective
a dusty floor.
ˈdustiness noun
dustbin (ˈdasbin) noun
(American ˈgarbage-can or ˈtrash-can) a container for household rubbish.
dust-jacket (ˈdasdʒӕkit) noun
the loose paper cover of a book.
dustman (ˈdasmən) noun
a person employed to remove household rubbish.
dustpan (ˈdaspӕn) noun
a type of flat container with a handle, used for holding dust swept from the floor.
ˈdust-up noun
a quarrel. There was a bit of a dust-up between the two men.
dust down
to remove the dust from with a brushing action. She picked herself up and dusted herself down.
throw dust in someone's eyes
to try to deceive someone.
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dustbin

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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References in classic literature ?
The ubiquitous handmaiden promptly appeared, and Archer heard Madame Olenska say, in an Italian that she seemed to pronounce with intentional deliberateness in order that he might follow it: "Here--throw this into the dustbin!" and then, as Nastasia stared protestingly: "But no--it's not the fault of the poor flowers.
That means that he borrowed the first two quite recently from some cottage, as we supposed, but the ladder has been a long time in this rotten old dustbin. Probably it was part of the original furniture, an heirloom in this magnificent palace of the Irish kings."
Of all God-forsaken dustbins of Nature, I think the most heart-breaking are places like that bandstand, that were meant to be festive and are forlorn.
Summary: Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Aug 22 (ANI): A 12-year-old prodigy here has developed a smart dustbin after getting inspired by the Swacch Bharat Mission program.
The objectives of this project i.To design a cloud computing based smart Garbage Monitoring System ii.To integrate Wireless Sensor Network and Internet of Things technologies for city-wide system deployment iii.To improve the efficiency of the existing garbage monitoring and collection system Brilliant dustbin causes us to decrease the contamination.
Not fewer than 1000 children on Friday were beneficiaries of a feeding exercise organised by a Not For Profit organisation known as the Stephen Akintayo Consulting (SAC) in Dustbin Estate, a suburb of Ajegunje in Ajeromi Local Government Area of Lagos State.
However, after buying the necessary items, we get poly bags, which are reused as dustbin bags.
MULTAN -- A midwife allegedly threw a newborn baby girl into a dustbin after her family failed to provide celebratory sweets to staff of the Rural Health Centre in Daira Deen Panah of Muzaffargarh district.
But on the very next day we see that the paper flag which people bought to decorate their houses, hanging loosely or abandoned on the roadside on which some people step on and some are even thrown in dustbin. This is disrespect towards our national flag.
SHEIKHUPURA -- aPolice failed to arrest the killer of an eight-year-old girl whose sack-packed body had been found in a dustbin about seven days ago.
Dubai: A carpenter landed in trouble when a woman shopper picked up a dustbin and whacked him on his head after he allegedly groped her.