English version

trash can

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Household
trash canˈtrash can noun [countable] American English  DHa large container with a lid into which you put empty bottles, used papers, food that has gone bad etc syn dustbin British English
Examples from the Corpus
trash canIt apparently started in a trash can and spread to the attic area of an 80-room wing of the motel.Cantor knew the depth of the trash can containing discarded hypotheses and discredited experiments in the cancer field.
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