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- A place where waste or garbage is left; a ground or place for dumping ashes, refuse, etc.
- A toxic waste dump.
- A car or boat for dumping refuse, etc.
- That which is dumped, especially in a chaotic way; a mess.
- (computing) An act of dumping, or its result.
- The new XML dump is coming soon.
- A storage place for supplies, especially military.
- An unpleasant, dirty, disreputable, or unfashionable, boring place.
- (vulgar) An act of defecation.
- To take a dump.
- A dull, gloomy state of the mind; sadness; melancholy; low spirits; despondency; ill humor (usually plural).
- March slowly on in solemn dump. --Hudibras.
- Doleful dumps the mind oppress. --Shakespeare
- I was musing in the midst of my dumps. --Bunyan.
- Absence of mind; revery.
- (mining) A pile of ore or rock.
- (obsolete) A melancholy strain or tune in music; any tune.
- Tune a deploring dump.
- Play me some merry dump. --Shakespeare
- (obsolete) An old kind of dance.
- (historical) (Australia) A small coin made by punching a hole in a larger coin.
Third person singular
- (transitive) To release, especially in large quantities and chaotic manner.
- (transitive) To discard; to get rid of something one does not want anymore.
- (transitive) (computing) To copy data from a system to another place or system, usually in order to archive it.
- (transitive) (informal) To end a relationship with.
- (transitive) To knock heavily; to stump.
- (transitive) (US) To put or throw down with more or less of violence; hence, to unload from a cart by tilting it; as, to dump sand, coal, etc.
- (transitive) (US) To precipitate (esp. snow) heavily.
verb - discard
verb - computers
- Spanish: volcar en memoria
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