dust cart

(British) vehicle for collecting garbage

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dust cart — n BrE a large vehicle that goes from house to house to collect waste from dustbins American Equivalent: garbage truck …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dust cart — noun Britain : a vehicle used for rubbish collection * * * Brit. a garbage truck. [1770 80] * * * dust cart, British. a cart or truck for carrying dust, refuse, and rubbish from the streets …   Useful english dictionary

  • dust cart — Brit. a garbage truck. [1770 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • dust cart — noun (C) BrE a large vehicle that goes from house to house to collect waste from dustbins; garbage truck AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • DUST-CART — …   Useful english dictionary

  • dust·cart — /ˈdʌstˌkɑɚt/ noun, pl carts [count] Brit : ↑garbage truck …   Useful english dictionary

  • Red River ox cart — The Red River ox cart was a large two wheeled cart made entirely of natural materials, and typically was drawn by oxen. The carts were used throughout most of the 19th century in the fur trade and in westward expansion in Canada and the United… …   Wikipedia

  • Curbside collection — Kerbside collection in Canberra, Australia Curbside collection, or kerbside collection is a service provided to households, typically in urban and suburban areas, of removing household waste. It is usually accomplished by personnel using purpose… …   Wikipedia

  • dustcart — dust cart (d[u^]st k[aum]rt), n. a truck for collecting domestic refuse; as, in England a garbage truck is called a dustcart. Syn: garbage truck. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kerbside collection — (UK) or curbside recycling (elsewhere) is a service provided to households, typically in urban and suburban areas, of removing household waste. It is usually accomplished by personnel using purpose built vehicles to pick up household waste in… …   Wikipedia

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