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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Origin of dump truck
An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
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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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