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 for dump 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.
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     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.
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     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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