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Princeton's WordNet

  1. landfillnoun

    a low area that has been filled in


  1. landfillnoun

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

    Etymology: land + fill

  2. landfillnoun

    The material so disposed of.

    Etymology: land + fill

  3. landfillverb

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

    Etymology: land + fill


  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.

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  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

Examples of landfill in a Sentence

  1. Gerd Gotz:

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

  2. Sam Kass:

    In the United States we throw away around 40 % of what we produce ; and globally, 28 % of the land under cultivation grows food that ends up in landfills, not only are you wasting all of the energy and water -- and the emissions from nitrous oxide from fertilizers -- you then just dump that into a landfill, which produces methane in amounts that is just staggering.

  3. Mohammad Rafiq:

    My rage towards the BJP is part of my life story. I can forgive but I cannot forget, if Modi ever cared for Muslims he could come to see how we have learned to live with the stench from the landfill. His disrespect for Muslims defines my political choice.

  4. Keith Freegard:

    We should separate and store plastic in a well-controlled landfill as a future mine.

  5. Dean Dalla Valle:

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

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