dump cart
Dump Dump (d[u^]mp), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dumped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dumping}.] [OE. dumpen to throw down, fall down, cf. Icel. dumpa to thump, Dan. dumpe to fall suddenly, rush, dial. Sw. dimpa to fall down plump. Cf. {Dump} sadness.] 1. To knock heavily; to stump. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

2. To put or throw down with more or less of violence; hence, to unload from a cart by tilting it; as, to dump sand, coal, etc. [U.S.] --Bartlett. [1913 Webster]

{Dumping car} or {Dumping cart}, a railway car, or a cart, the body of which can be tilted to empty the contents; -- called also {dump car}, or {dump cart}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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