a barge for disposing of garbage, dredged material, etc., having hoppers in the bottom through which such cargo can be dumped.
- Also called dump scow.
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How to use hopper barge in a sentence
The canvas was laid in a hopper barge and there filled with the concrete and sewn up.
The jib will then be swung round over the bank on a hopper barge and its contents delivered.Scientific American Supplement No. 299 | Various