a usually open-topped truck having a body that can be tilted to discharge its contents, as sand or gravel, through an open tailgate.
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How to use dump truck in a sentence
A raised bed of a dump truck struck a central support beam of a footbridge near the Minnesota Avenue Metro station.Collapsed D.C. pedestrian bridge was in poor condition before hit by truck, didn’t meet height standards | Luz Lazo, Dan Rosenzweig-Ziff | June 24, 2021 | Washington Post
The collapse was similar to a 1984 incident involving a dump truck and a pedestrian bridge just south of the Lane Place bridge.Collapsed D.C. pedestrian bridge was in poor condition before hit by truck, didn’t meet height standards | Luz Lazo, Dan Rosenzweig-Ziff | June 24, 2021 | Washington Post
The truck, which was heavily damaged, is called “a roll off truck” and operates somewhat like a dump truck but with a flat, narrow bed for hauling containers.Five people injured when pedestrian bridge collapses onto D.C. highway | Paul M. Duggan, Luz Lazo | June 24, 2021 | Washington Post
As he stepped on the curb, two guys in a dump truck started honking their horn.
The vehicle was a dump truck headed toward the countryside, and its bed was filled with residents of Pyongyang.Adam Johnson Recalls North Korea: A Country with No Books | Adam Johnson | December 22, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for dump truck
a small truck used on building sites, having a load-bearing container at the front that can be tipped up to unload the contents
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