Definitions for landfillˈlændˌfɪl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word landfill

Princeton's WordNet

  1. landfill(noun)

    a low area that has been filled in

Wiktionary

  1. landfill(Noun)

    A site at which refuse is buried under layers of earth.

  2. landfill(Noun)

    The material so disposed of.

  3. landfill(Verb)

    To dispose of garbage by burying it at a landfill site.

  4. Origin: land + fill

Freebase

  1. Landfill

    A landfill site is a site for the disposal of waste materials by burial and is the oldest form of waste treatment. Historically, landfills have been the most common methods of organized waste disposal and remain so in many places around the world. Some landfills are also used for waste management purposes, such as the temporary storage, consolidation and transfer, or processing of waste material. A landfill also may refer to ground that has been filled in with rocks instead of waste materials, so that it can be used for a specific purpose, such as for building houses. Unless they are stabilized, these areas may experience severe shaking or liquefaction of the ground in a large earthquake.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of landfill in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of landfill in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dirk Hebel:

    They use ashes for landfill to extend the territory.

  2. Gerd Gotz:

    The cars will not land in a landfill anymore and you will be able to re-use the aluminum again and again.

  3. Dean Dalla Valle:

    Besides straight remediation, we are talking about actions like sewage, landfill, reforestation, water treatment.

  4. Mike DeWine:

    Disposing of aborted fetuses from an abortion by sending them to a landfill is callous and completely inhumane, it is important the public be aware that these practices are taking place at these Ohio facilities.

  5. Shannon Johnstone:

    Throwing bodies into landfill after being injected with a barbiturate isn't good for the environment, my hope is that underlying that, we can figure out what to do to curb overpopulation from starting in first place.

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