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dumpdump2 ●●○ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 wasteDHC a place where unwanted waste is taken and leftrubbish dump British English, garbage dump American English πŸ”Š The fire probably started in a rubbish dump. πŸ”Š Put the rest into a sack to take to the dump. πŸ”Š an underground nuclear waste dump πŸ”Š a dump site2 weaponsPM a place where military supplies are stored, or the supplies themselves πŸ”Š There has been a series of explosions in an ammunition dump.3 unpleasant placeUNTIDY informal a place that is unpleasant to live in because it is dirty, ugly, untidy etc πŸ”Š β€˜What a dump, ’ she added as they entered the village. πŸ”Š Why are you living in a dump like this?4 β†’ down in the dumps5 computerTD technical the act of copying the information stored in a computer’s memory onto something else, such as a disk πŸ”Š a screen dump6 β†’ take a dump
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dumpβ€’ How can you live here? This place is a dump.β€’ Why don't you do something about your room - it's a dump.β€’ an ammunition dumpβ€’ As dump opponents had feared, it explicitly sidesteps many of the ecological concerns raised last fall by Park Service scientists.β€’ There was a car dump there now.β€’ The State of Illinois, south of Chicago, is an endless dump.β€’ a garbage dumpβ€’ Soroka also said market conditions would keep Allied from increasing dump tip fees.β€’ Over in the sanitation department, long-neglected dumps are in urgent need of attention.β€’ The Ewells' place is a real dump.β€’ Brown and gold among the green, purple flowers, the gorse in sunny dumps.β€’ The initial reaction of the community to the news of the dump was that it was only what could be expected.β€’ Though Aurul had posted two guards on the dump, they made no visible efforts to stop them.waste dumpβ€’ Secondly, low-grade sources of minerals and waste dumps can be efficiently exploited.β€’ Some environmentalists have expressed concern that using old mines as waste dumps could be both dangerous and expensive.β€’ Communities of fish and invertebrates are attracted to structures such as oil platforms and nuclear waste dumps.β€’ For every tonne of waste dumped in a landfill site, the Treasury demands Β£1 1.β€’ Some manufacturing companies are also voluntarily cleaning up old waste dumps.β€’ The waste dump must be on a site with a suitable underlying geology; 2.β€’ There is still no provision for a national toxic wastes dump.β€’ The programme makes no mention, however, of highly expensive tasks of cleaning up toxic waste dumps and military sites.What a dumpβ€’ What a place! What a dump.