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for Dumping car
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Dump \Dump\ (d[u^]mp), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dumped; p. pr. &
vb. n. Dumping.] [OE. dumpen to throw down, fall down, cf.
Icel. dumpa to thump, Dan. dumpe to fall suddenly, rush,
dial. Sw. dimpa to fall down plump. Cf. Dump sadness.]
1. To knock heavily; to stump. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
2. To put or throw down with more or less of violence; hence,
to unload from a cart by tilting it; as, to dump sand,
coal, etc. [U.S.] --Bartlett.
Dumping car or Dumping cart, a railway car, or a cart,
the body of which can be tilted to empty the contents; --
called also dump car, or dump cart.
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