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Dump vs. Landfill

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Dumpnoun

A place where waste or garbage is left; a ground or place for dumping ashes, refuse, etc.; a disposal site.

‘A toxic waste dump.’;

Landfillverb

(transitive) To dispose of (garbage) by burying it at a landfill site.

Dumpnoun

A car or boat for dumping refuse, etc.

Landfillnoun

(countable) A site at which refuse is buried under layers of earth.

Dumpnoun

That which is dumped, especially in a chaotic way; a mess.

Landfillnoun

(uncountable) The material so disposed of.

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Dumpnoun

(computing) An act of dumping, or its result.

‘The new XML dump is coming soon.’;

Landfillnoun

a low area that has been filled in

Dumpnoun

(computing) A formatted listing of the contents of program storage, especially when produced automatically by a failing program

Landfill

A landfill site, also known as a tip, dump, rubbish dump, garbage dump, or dumping ground, is a site for the disposal of waste materials. Landfill is the oldest and most common form of waste disposal, although the systematic burial of the waste with daily, intermediate and final covers only began in the 1940s.

Dumpnoun

A storage place for supplies, especially military.

Dumpnoun

An unpleasant, dirty, disreputable, unfashionable, boring or depressing looking place.

‘This place looks like a dump.’; ‘Don't feel bad about moving away from this dump.’;

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Dumpnoun

An act of defecation; a defecating.

‘I have to take a dump.’;

Dumpnoun

A sad, gloomy state of the mind; sadness; melancholy; despondency

Dumpnoun

Absence of mind; revery.

Dumpnoun

(mining) A pile of ore or rock.

Dumpnoun

(obsolete) A melancholy strain or tune in music; any tune.

Dumpnoun

(obsolete) An old kind of dance.

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Dumpnoun

A small coin made by punching a hole in a larger coin (called a holey dollar).

Dumpnoun

(obsolete) A deep hole in a river bed; a pool.

Dumpnoun

A thick, ill-shapen piece.

Dumpnoun

A lead counter used in the game of chuck-farthing.

Dumpverb

(transitive) To release, especially in large quantities and chaotic manner.

Dumpverb

(transitive) To discard; to get rid of something one does not want anymore.

Dumpverb

(transitive) To sell below cost or very cheaply; to engage in dumping.

Dumpverb

To copy data from a system to another place or system, usually in order to archive it.

Dumpverb

To output the contents of storage or a data structure, often in order to diagnose a bug.

Dumpverb

To end a relationship with.

Dumpverb

(transitive) To knock heavily; to stump.

Dumpverb

To put or throw down with more or less of violence; hence, to unload from a cart by tilting it

‘We dumped the coal onto the fireplace.’;

Dumpverb

To precipitate (especially snow) heavily.

Dumpnoun

A thick, ill-shapen piece; a clumsy leaden counter used by boys in playing chuck farthing.

Dumpnoun

A dull, gloomy state of the mind; sadness; melancholy; low spirits or a mild depression; despondency; ill humor; - now used only in the plural.

‘March slowly on in solemn dump.’; ‘Doleful dumps the mind oppress.’; ‘I was musing in the midst of my dumps.’;

Dumpnoun

Absence of mind; revery.

Dumpnoun

A melancholy strain or tune in music; any tune.

Dumpnoun

An old kind of dance.

Dumpnoun

A car or boat for dumping refuse, etc.

Dumpnoun

A ground or place for dumping ashes, refuse, etc.

Dumpnoun

That which is dumped.

Dumpnoun

A pile of ore or rock.

Dumpnoun

a coarse term for defecation.

Dumpverb

To knock heavily; to stump.

Dumpverb

To put or throw down with more or less of violence; hence, to unload from a cart by tilting it; as, to dump sand, coal, etc.

Dumpnoun

a coarse term for defecation;

‘he took a shit’;

Dumpnoun

a piece of land where waste materials are dumped

Dumpnoun

(computer science) a copy of the contents of a computer storage device; sometimes used in debugging programs

Dumpverb

throw away as refuse;

‘No dumping in these woods!’;

Dumpverb

sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly;

‘The company dumped him after many years of service’; ‘She dumped her boyfriend when she fell in love with a rich man’;

Dumpverb

sell at artificially low prices

Dumpverb

drop in a heap or mass

Dumpverb

fall abruptly;

‘It plunged to the bottom of the well’;

Dumpverb

knock down with force;

‘He decked his opponent’;

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