dump dump  /ˈdəmp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a coarse term for defecation
  2. (n) a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
  3. (n) (computer science) a copy of the contents of a computer storage device; sometimes used in debugging programs
  4. (n) a place where supplies can be stored
  5. (v) throw away as refuse
  6. (v) sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly
  7. (v) sell at artificially low prices
  8. (v) drop (stuff) in a heap or mass
  9. (v) fall abruptly
  10. (v) knock down with force

Usage(s):

  1. California's reputation as a trendsetter has been enhanced: while most states fight to keep nuclear-waste dumps out, three Mojave Desert towns are fighting to get one.
  2. A day in the life of the people of the dump QA Michel Mercadi, vice-president of the European Federation of National Organizations Working with the Homeless.
  3. Another, bigger group living nearer the dump was constantly fighting, they said.

News

  1. Dump the pump, ride the bus

    Hop on the bus Thursday for national Dump the Pump Day.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Pensacola News Journal

  2. Dump The Pump Today, Opt To Catch Public Transport

    The 8th annual National Dump the Pump Day is today, June 20 -- a day to encourage people to ride public transportation (instead of driving) and save money in the process. Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus encourages residents to use forms of public transit as a great alternative to driving that will help save money, go green, and help reduce congestion. According to American Public Transportation ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Santa Monica Mirror

  3. Dump truck overturns, catches fire on I-75 near Ocala

    A dump truck overturned and burst into flames on I-75 in Marion County, shutting down both sides of
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Central Florida News 13

Quotes

  1. "The guys are racing," Jimmie Johnson said. "Tony didn't mean to dump him. Same thing with Talladega. It's just restrictor-plate racing."
    on Jul 4, 2009 By: Jimmie Johnson Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "We did not ask them to pull up a dump truck to our offices and dump a bunch of rubbish," Chairman Phil Angelides, who previously served as California's treasurer, said June 7. "This has been a very deliberate effort over time to run out the...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Phil Angelides Source: Bloomberg

  3. "The president basically gets a blank check to dump this war on the next president," said Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass. "I was hoping George Bush would end his war while he's president."
    on Jun 19, 2004 By: Jim McGovern Source: Sun-Sentinel.com

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