dump truck

noun
|Updated on: 15 Jun 2018

Definition of dump truck

: an automotive truck for the transportation of bulk material that has a body which tilts to dump its contents

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First Known Use of dump truck

circa 1924

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Definition of dump truck for English Language Learners

  • : a large truck usually with a container on the back of it that is used for carrying and unloading loose material


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