dump body

dump body
A large truck's metal body which is generally hinged at rear and dumped by hydraulic means. The size is generally given in cubic yard water level capacity.

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  • dump cart — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dump valve — Dump valves are fitted to the engines of turbo charged cars and sit between the turbo outlet and the throttle body. When transitioning from a boosted state to a closed throttle state (as in between shifts), due to inertia, the turbo continues to… …   Wikipedia

  • dump truck — dump′ truck or dump′truck n. trs a usu. open topped truck having a body that can be tilted to discharge its contents • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

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