Fortunately, it only took one date for ABC to dump this monstrosity.
The stadium is a 98-year-old dump in need of millions of dollars of repairs each winter.
This storm may hit when the moon is full, and it may dump so much rain that the water will be coming from both directions.
Hollywood is buzzing over a report that NBC could dump Jay in favor of Jimmy Fallon.
If they dump the Affordable Care Act, writes David Dow, we should dump them.
"I think it would be a good plan to dump them all into the hold," said Larry.
I certainly didn't do it to help them dump germ-cultures on Weald!
Ross was after him with a bound, scrambling up over the dump, followed by the others, who were infected by his excitement.
dump the whole rotten mess into the fire, Jerry, and be done with it.
The mean ore is thrown on a dump pile, the rich ore is all cracked up.
early 14c., "throw down or fall with force," perhaps from a Scandinavian source (cf. Danish dumpe, Norwegian dumpa "to fall suddenly"). The sense of "unload en masse" is first recorded in American English 1784. That of "discard, abandon" is from 1919. Related: Dumped; dumping. Dump truck is from 1930.
"place where refuse is dumped," 1865, originally of mining operations, from dump (v.). Meaning "any shabby place" is from 1899. Meaning "act of defecating" is from 1942.
[origin uncertain; perhaps related to a Scandinavian term meaning ''to fall suddenly,'' the connection being the tipping out of a load from a cart]
1. An undigested and voluminous mass of information about a problem or the state of a system, especially one routed to the slowest available output device (compare core dump), and most especially one consisting of hexadecimal or octal runes describing the byte-by-byte state of memory, mass storage, or some file. In elder days, debugging was generally done by "groveling over" a dump (see grovel); increasing use of high-level languages and interactive debuggers has made such tedium uncommon, and the term "dump" now has a faintly archaic flavour.
2. A backup. This usage is typical only at large time-sharing installations.
Unix manual page: dump(1).