dumpcart dumpcart n. a cart that can be tilted to empty the contents without handling them.

Syn: tumbrel, tumbril. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dumpcart — /dump kahrt /, n. a cart with a body that can be tilted or a bottom that can be opened downward to discharge the contents. [1865 70, Amer.; DUMP + CART] * * * …   Universalium

  • dumpcart — n. cart that can be tipped downward to empty its contents …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dumpcart — noun a cart that can be tilted to empty contents without handling • Hypernyms: ↑cart • Hyponyms: ↑tumbrel, ↑tumbril * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a cart having a body that can be tilted or a bottom opening downward for emptying the contents without… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tumbril — noun a farm dumpcart for carrying dung; carts of this type were used to carry prisoners to the guillotine during the French Revolution • Syn: ↑tumbrel • Hypernyms: ↑dumpcart …   Useful english dictionary

  • tumbrel — /tum breuhl/, n. 1. one of the carts used during the French Revolution to convey victims to the guillotine. 2. a farmer s cart, esp. one for hauling manure, that can be tilted to discharge its load. 3. Obs. a two wheeled covered cart accompanying …   Universalium

  • cart — Synonyms and related words: barge, barrow, boat, bring, bus, carry, coach, convey, coup cart, dogcart, drag, dray, dumpcart, ferry, float, handcart, haul, horsecart, jinrikisha, lighter, lug, move, oxcart, ponycart, pushcart, raft, ricksha,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cart — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. tumbrel, tumbril; pushcart, dogcart; gocart. See transportation, vehicle. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. truck, wheelbarrow, handbarrow, barrow, little wagon, wagon, carriage, tip cart, handcart, dolly, hand …   English dictionary for students

  • truck — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. vehicle, rig; lorry, van, pickup, dump, panel, rack; six , etc. wheeler, half track; cart, wagon, dray; barrow, dolly; dealings, barter. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An automotive vehicle for hauling] Syn.… …   English dictionary for students

  • barrow — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. wheelbarrow, pushcart, handbarrow, handtruck, carriage, cart, dumpcart, rickshaw, jinrikisha; see also cart . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. handcart, pushcart, wheelbarrow, handbarrow …   English dictionary for students

  • tumbrel — tum·brel || tÊŒmbrÉ™l n. (tumbril) cart for transporting victims to their execution (especially to the guillotine during the time of the French Revolution); dumpcart (especially one used for transporting dung) …   English contemporary dictionary

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