dump-truck

dump truck

noun
a usually open-topped truck having a body that can be tilted to discharge its contents, as sand or gravel, through an open tailgate.
Also, dumptruck.


Origin:
1925–30, Americanism

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dump truck or dumper-truck (ˈdʌmpə-)
 
n
a small truck used on building sites, having a load-bearing container at the front that can be tipped up to unload the contents
 
dumper-truck or dumper-truck
 
n

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