dumper
noun Date: 1856 1. one that dumps: as a. dump truck b. a device used for unloading freight cars by tilting or dumping 2. a state of collapse, failure, or ruin <
the economy is in the dumper
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  • dumper — [ dɶmpɶr ] n. m. • 1920; mot angl., de to dump « décharger » ♦ Anglic. Engin de terrassement, comprenant une benne automotrice basculante. Recomm. offic. tombereau. ● dumper nom masculin (américain dumper, de to dump, décharger) Véhicule… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • dumper — DÚMPER, dumpere, s.n. Basculantă la care scaunul se roteşte permiţând conducerea înainte şi înapoi. – Din fr. dumper. Trimis de viomih, 07.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  dúmper s. n., pl. dúmpere Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar… …   Dicționar Român

  • dumper — n. same as {dump truck}. Syn: dump truck. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dumper — ► NOUN 1) a person or thing that dumps something. 2) (also dumper truck) Brit. a truck with a body that tilts or opens at the back for unloading …   English terms dictionary

  • dumper — [dum′pər] n. Slang a container into which refuse is dumped * * * See dump. * * * …   Universalium

  • dumper — /ˈdamper, ingl. ˈdʌmpə(r)/ [vc. ingl., da to dump «scaricare»] s. m. inv. camion con cassone ribaltabile …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • dumper — [dum′pər] n. Slang a container into which refuse is dumped …   English World dictionary

  • Dumper — This article is about a smaller type of off road vehicle. For articulated dump trucks, see articulated hauler. For and for other usage, see dumper (disambiguation). Dumper in action A dumper is a vehicle designed for carrying bulk material, often …   Wikipedia

  • Dumper — Tombereau Tombereau en bois Le tombereau est le nom donné au véhicule hippomobile, généralement agricole, destiné à transporter un matériau en vrac : terre, paille, fumier, gravats. Sa particularité est que la caisse peut basculer vers l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dumper — This rare and intriguing name is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is one of the earliest recorded locational surnames. It derives from the place in Hampshire called Dummer, which is recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Dummere , and in the… …   Surnames reference

  • dumper — noun 1》 a person or thing that dumps something. 2》 (also dumper truck) Brit. a truck with a body that tilts or opens at the back for unloading. 3》 N. Amer. a large metal container for rubbish. 4》 (the dumper) informal a state of being unwanted …   English new terms dictionary

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