toxic (waste) dump

Definition of toxic (waste) dump

  1. :  a place where dangerous waste is left usually illegally The site has become a toxic (waste) dump.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  containing or being poisonous material especially when capable of causing death or serious debilitation

    :  exhibiting symptoms of infection or toxicosis

    :  extremely harsh, malicious, or harmful

  1. :  a sparsely settled or barren region :  desert

    :  uncultivated land

    :  a broad and empty expanse (as of water)

  1. :  to lay waste

    :  to damage or destroy gradually and progressively

    :  to cause to shrink in physical bulk or strength :  emaciate, enfeeble

  1. :  being wild and uninhabited :  desolate

    :  arid, empty

    :  not cultivated :  not productive

  1. :  to let fall in or as if in a heap or mass

    :  to get rid of unceremoniously or irresponsibly

    :  jettison

  1. :  an accumulation of refuse and discarded materials

    :  a place where such materials are dumped

    :  a quantity of reserve materials accumulated at one place

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