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  • n  a coarse term for defecation
  • n  a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
  • n  (computer science) a copy of the contents of a computer storage device; sometimes used in debugging programs
  • n  a place where supplies can be stored
    an ammunition dump
  • v  throw away as refuse
    No dumping in these woods!
  • v  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
  • v  sell at artificially low prices
  • v  drop (stuff) in a heap or mass
    The truck dumped the garbage in the street
  • v  fall abruptly
  • v  knock down with force

  • It hurts nuclear medicine What does a hospital have in common with a nuclear power plant? Radioactive waste and the need for a place to dump it.
  • Plus: Watch Obama try to put it all behind him in Friday night Chicago dump on Fox's "Hannity and Colmes" here, on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360 " here and on MSNBC's "Countdown with Keith .
  • A urine dump? It seems that when orbiting astronauts release into space their voided urine, the liquid instantly freezes into millions of tiny ice crystals, which form a hemisphere .
News & Articles

  • Dump the pump, ride the bus
    Hop on the bus Thursday for national Dump the Pump Day.
    June 23, 2013 - Pensacola News Journal
  • 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 ...
    June 22, 2013 - Santa Monica Mirror
  • 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
    June 20, 2013 - Central Florida News 13

  • Jimmie Johnson in Los Angeles Times
    The guys are racing,Jimmie Johnson said. "Tony didn't mean to dump him. Same thing with Talladega. It's just restrictor-plate racing."
  • Phil Angelides in Bloomberg
    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...
  • Jim McGovern in Sun-Sentinel.com
    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."

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