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rub·bish dump

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  1. dump, garbage dump, trash dump, rubbish dump, wasteyard, waste-yard, dumpsitenoun

    a piece of land where waste materials are dumped


  1. rubbish dump

    A landfill site, also known as a tip, dump, rubbish dump, garbage dump, or dumping ground, is a site for the disposal of waste materials. Landfill is the oldest and most common form of waste disposal, although the systematic burial of the waste with daily, intermediate and final covers only began in the 1940s. In the past, refuse was simply left in piles or thrown into pits; in archeology this is known as a midden. Some landfill sites are used for waste management purposes, such as temporary storage, consolidation and transfer, or for various stages of processing waste material, such as sorting, treatment, or recycling. Unless they are stabilized, landfills may undergo severe shaking or soil liquefaction of the ground during an earthquake. Once full, the area over a landfill site may be reclaimed for other uses.


  1. rubbish dump

    A rubbish dump, also known as a landfill or garbage dump, is a site designated for the disposal, collection, and management of waste materials. This can include anything from household trash, industrial waste, construction debris, and other forms of non-hazardous waste. Rubbish dumps are typically managed to prevent harmful impacts on the environment and public health, such as contamination of air, water, and soil.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rubbish dump in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rubbish dump in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of rubbish dump in a Sentence

  1. Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin:

    If people want to see us as the rubbish dump of the world, you dream on.


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