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dump truck

noun [C] uk   US ( UK dumper truck) us  
a large truck for transporting heavy loads, with a back part that can be raised at one end so that its contents fall out
Translations of “dump truck”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自卸車,翻斗車…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自卸车,翻斗车…
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