dump truck

dump truck
dump truck dump" truck` n. a truck, usually with an open top, the carrying bopdy of which can be tilted so as to emptied its contents without handling.

Syn: dumper. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dump truck — dump′ truck or dump′truck n. trs a usu. open topped truck having a body that can be tilted to discharge its contents • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • dump truck — dump trucks N COUNT A dump truck is a truck whose carrying part can be tipped backwards so that the load falls out …   English dictionary

  • dump truck — ☆ dump truck n. a truck with a back end that can be tilted backward to dump a load through the opened tailgate …   English World dictionary

  • dump truck — dump ,truck noun count a truck with a large metal container that can be raised at the front end so that the sand, stones, or other material in it falls out at the back end …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dump truck — ► NOUN N. Amer. ▪ a dumper truck …   English terms dictionary

  • dump truck — AmE n a vehicle with a large open container at the back that can move up to pour sand, soil etc onto the ground …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Dump truck — For other uses, see Dump truck (disambiguation). A dump truck (or, UK, dumper truck) is a truck used for transporting loose material (such as sand, gravel, or dirt) for construction. A typical dump truck is equipped with a hydraulically operated… …   Wikipedia

  • dump truck — noun 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 (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑dumper, ↑tipper truck, ↑tipper lorry, ↑tip truck, ↑tipper •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dump truck — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms dump truck : singular dump truck plural dump trucks American a dumper truck …   English dictionary

  • dump truck — truck whose contents can be unloaded by tipping the bed of the truck …   English contemporary dictionary

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