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landfill

  • 1 Reykjavik

    m.
    Reykjavik, capital of Iceland.
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    1 Reykjavik
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    Ex. Over half of the garbage trucks in Reykjavik are actually powered by methane that is siphoned from the landfill.
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    Ex: Over half of the garbage trucks in Reykjavik are actually powered by methane that is siphoned from the landfill.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Reykjavik

  • 2 basura

    f.
    1 rubbish (British), garbage, trash (United States).
    el parque estaba lleno de basura the park was full of litter
    basura orgánica organic waste
    basura radiactiva radioactive waste
    2 rubbish bin, dustbin (British), garbage or trash can (United States).
    tirar algo a la basura to throw something away
    3 rubbish (British), garbage, trash (United States).
    4 garbage, litter, rubbish, trash.
    5 shinplaster.
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    1 (cosa) rubbish, US garbage
    \
    bajar la basura / sacar la basura to put the rubbish out
    tirar a la basura to throw away
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    noun f.
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    SF
    1) (=desechos) [en casa] rubbish, garbage (EEUU); [por el suelo] litter

    prohibido arrojar basuras (y escombros) — no dumping, no tipping

    2) (=contenedor) [en casa] dustbin, trash can (EEUU); [en la calle] litter bin, trash can (EEUU)

    tirar algo a la basurato put o throw sth in the bin

    3) (=persona o cosa despreciable) trash, rubbish

    es una basura* he's a shocker *, he's a rotter *

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    1)
    a) ( recipiente) garbage o trash can (AmE), dustbin (BrE)

    echar or tirar algo a la basura — to throw something in the garbage o trash (can) o dustbin

    b) ( desechos) garbage (AmE), trash (AmE), rubbish (BrE); ( en sitios públicos) litter

    la recogida de la basurathe garbage o rubbish o (frml) refuse collection

    2) (fam) ( porquería) trash (AmE colloq), rubbish (BrE colloq)
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    = rubbish, junk, litter, garbage, dross, trash, schlock, shit, hogwash, cruft, refuse.
    Ex. Science fiction may be so obviously rubbish that one is tempted to dismiss the whole product as rubbish.
    Ex. All the librarian has is a pile of useless junk which people have given to the library instead of throwing out.
    Ex. Indeed, she was delighted to forsake the urban reality of steel and glass, traffic and crime, aspirin and litter, for the sort of over-the-fence friendliness of the smaller city.
    Ex. Some individuals are satisfied with a 50% 'hit' rate because they feel they can more quickly weed out the ' garbage' than they could compile the needed bibliography by hand.
    Ex. They do have the problem, however, of being able to sort out the nuggets of literary gold from amongst the torrents of published dross.
    Ex. For one thing, the librarian cannot really understand why his clients read ' trash' or books of ephemeral value.
    Ex. Adolescents should be allowed such pleasant means of escaping reality and there's no reason why libraries can't accommodate a little schlock.
    Ex. Until your skin gets use to it, it will itch but non-scented talcum powder will help, just make sure you don't inhale any of that shit.
    Ex. The film proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that the official story is hogwash and that all the evidence points towards an inside job.
    Ex. This cruft doesn't harm the system, it merely takes up some space.
    Ex. It is the responsibility of the householder to ensure the refuse is bagged securely.
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    * alcantarillado y basura = sanitation.
    * arrojar a la basura = trash.
    * basura industrial = industrial waste.
    * basura urbana = municipal waste.
    * bolsa de basura = bin liner, bin bag, rubbish bag, garbage bag.
    * buscar entre la basura = scavenge.
    * camión de la basura = garbage truck, rubbish truck, rubbish lorry, dustcart [dust cart].
    * comida basura = junk food.
    * con basura por el suelo = littered.
    * contenedor de basura = rubbish skip.
    * contenedor de la basura = dumpster.
    * correo basura = junk mail, spam, junk e-mail.
    * cubo de la basura = waste bin, trashcan [trash can], dustbin [dust bin], rubbish bin, trash bin, garbage can.
    * eliminación de basura = waste disposal.
    * mendigo que rebusca en la basura = dumpster rat.
    * persona que tira basura al suelo = litterbug, litter lout.
    * pordiosero de la basura = scavenger.
    * recogida de basura = waste collection, garbage collection, refuse removal, refuse collection.
    * sacar la basura = take out + the garbage.
    * vertedero de basura = landfill site, landfill.
    * vertedero de basuras = garbage dump.
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    1)
    a) ( recipiente) garbage o trash can (AmE), dustbin (BrE)

    echar or tirar algo a la basura — to throw something in the garbage o trash (can) o dustbin

    b) ( desechos) garbage (AmE), trash (AmE), rubbish (BrE); ( en sitios públicos) litter

    la recogida de la basurathe garbage o rubbish o (frml) refuse collection

    2) (fam) ( porquería) trash (AmE colloq), rubbish (BrE colloq)
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    = rubbish, junk, litter, garbage, dross, trash, schlock, shit, hogwash, cruft, refuse.

    Ex: Science fiction may be so obviously rubbish that one is tempted to dismiss the whole product as rubbish.

    Ex: All the librarian has is a pile of useless junk which people have given to the library instead of throwing out.
    Ex: Indeed, she was delighted to forsake the urban reality of steel and glass, traffic and crime, aspirin and litter, for the sort of over-the-fence friendliness of the smaller city.
    Ex: Some individuals are satisfied with a 50% 'hit' rate because they feel they can more quickly weed out the ' garbage' than they could compile the needed bibliography by hand.
    Ex: They do have the problem, however, of being able to sort out the nuggets of literary gold from amongst the torrents of published dross.
    Ex: For one thing, the librarian cannot really understand why his clients read ' trash' or books of ephemeral value.
    Ex: Adolescents should be allowed such pleasant means of escaping reality and there's no reason why libraries can't accommodate a little schlock.
    Ex: Until your skin gets use to it, it will itch but non-scented talcum powder will help, just make sure you don't inhale any of that shit.
    Ex: The film proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that the official story is hogwash and that all the evidence points towards an inside job.
    Ex: This cruft doesn't harm the system, it merely takes up some space.
    Ex: It is the responsibility of the householder to ensure the refuse is bagged securely.
    * alcantarillado y basura = sanitation.
    * arrojar a la basura = trash.
    * basura industrial = industrial waste.
    * basura urbana = municipal waste.
    * bolsa de basura = bin liner, bin bag, rubbish bag, garbage bag.
    * buscar entre la basura = scavenge.
    * camión de la basura = garbage truck, rubbish truck, rubbish lorry, dustcart [dust cart].
    * comida basura = junk food.
    * con basura por el suelo = littered.
    * contenedor de basura = rubbish skip.
    * contenedor de la basura = dumpster.
    * correo basura = junk mail, spam, junk e-mail.
    * cubo de la basura = waste bin, trashcan [trash can], dustbin [dust bin], rubbish bin, trash bin, garbage can.
    * eliminación de basura = waste disposal.
    * mendigo que rebusca en la basura = dumpster rat.
    * persona que tira basura al suelo = litterbug, litter lout.
    * pordiosero de la basura = scavenger.
    * recogida de basura = waste collection, garbage collection, refuse removal, refuse collection.
    * sacar la basura = take out + the garbage.
    * vertedero de basura = landfill site, landfill.
    * vertedero de basuras = garbage dump.

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    A
    1 (recipiente) garbage o trash can ( AmE), dustbin ( BrE)
    echar or tirar algo a la basura to throw sth away, to throw sth in the garbage o trash (can) o dustbin
    ¿que no sirve? ¡pues a la basura! well, if it's no use, throw it out o dump it ( AmE) o ( BrE) bin it ( colloq)
    2 (desechos) garbage ( AmE), trash ( AmE), rubbish ( BrE); (en sitios públicos) litter
    sacar la basura to take out the garbage o trash o rubbish
    dejaron el estadio lleno de basura they left litter all around the stadium
    la recogida de la basura the garbage o rubbish o ( frml) refuse collection
    hoy no pasa la basura ( fam); the garbage man doesn't come today ( AmE colloq), the dustmen don't come today ( BrE colloq)
    [ S ] prohibido arrojar basura(s) no dumping, no tipping ( BrE)
    B
    1 ( fam)
    (porquería): ese programa es una basura that program is trash ( AmE colloq), that programme is rubbish ( BrE colloq)
    ¿cómo puedes leer esa basura? how can you read trash o ( BrE) rubbish like that?
    la comida era una basura the food was lousy ( colloq)
    2 ( fam) (persona) swine ( colloq), s.o.b. ( AmE colloq)
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    basura sustantivo femenino
    a) ( recipiente) garbage o trash can (AmE), dustbin (BrE);

    echar or tirar algo a la basura to throw sth in the garbage o trash (can) o dustbin
    b) ( desechos) garbage (AmE), trash (AmE), rubbish (BrE);

    ( en sitios públicos) litter;
    sacar la basura to take out the garbage o trash o rubbish

    c) (fam) ( porquería) trash (AmE colloq), rubbish (BrE colloq)

    basura sustantivo femenino rubbish, US trash, garbage: bajar/sacar la basura, to put the rubbish out
    tira las sobras a la basura, throw the leftovers away
    camión de la basura, dustcart
    ' basura' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bolsa
    - caca
    - camión
    - cubo
    - desechos
    - desperdicio
    - fondón
    - fondona
    - incinerar
    - plagada
    - plagado
    - rebuscar
    - recoger
    - recogida
    - suciedad
    - verter
    - botadero
    - botar
    - bote
    - caneca
    - comida
    - ducto
    - echar
    - escarbar
    - hurgar
    - incineración
    - pala
    - pepenar
    - quemar
    - sacar
    - tacho
    - triturador
    - vertedero
    English:
    assign
    - bin
    - bin liner
    - collection
    - disposal
    - dump
    - dumping
    - dustbin
    - garbage
    - garbage can
    - garbage truck
    - junk
    - junk food
    - litter
    - put out
    - refuse
    - refuse bin
    - refuse lorry
    - responsible
    - rubbish
    - rubbish bin
    - scavenge
    - scavenger
    - stamp down
    - throw away
    - throw out
    - tip out
    - tip over
    - trash
    - trash can
    - binliner
    - blow
    - can
    - dross
    - dust
    - liner
    - pedal bin
    - scrap
    - skip
    - swing
    - throw
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    adj inv
    comida basura junk food;
    contrato basura short-term contract [with poor conditions]
    nf
    1. [desechos] Br rubbish, US garbage, trash;
    [en la calle] litter;
    no te olvides de sacar la basura don't forget Br to put the rubbish out o US to take out the garbage;
    el parque estaba lleno de basura the park was full of litter
    basura espacial space junk;
    basura orgánica organic waste;
    basura radiactiva radioactive waste
    2. [recipiente] Br rubbish bin, dustbin, US garbage o trash can;
    tirar algo a la basura to throw sth away
    3. [bazofia] Br rubbish, US garbage, trash;
    este artículo es una basura this article is Br a load of rubbish o US trash
    4. [persona] scum, filth
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    trash, Br
    rubbish;
    cubo de la basura garbage o trash can, Br rubbish bin
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    basura nf
    desechos: garbage, waste, refuse
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    basura n rubbish

    Spanish-English dictionary > basura

  • 3 cabeza de chorlito

    familiar scatterbrain
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    masculino y femenino (fam) scatterbrain (colloq)
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    (n.) = scatterbrain, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditz, dits, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], airhead, airheaded, empty-headed, bonehead, birdbrain, nong, ning-nong
    Ex. A 'characterology' can be created, from the author who is himself a precise archivist to the scatterbrain who throws nothing away.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex. If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex. Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex. She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex. Republicans are so empty-headed, they wouldn't make a good landfill.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex. I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex. And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex. Thanks to those who do this for ning-nongs like myself.
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    masculino y femenino (fam) scatterbrain (colloq)
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    (n.) = scatterbrain, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditz, dits, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], airhead, airheaded, empty-headed, bonehead, birdbrain, nong, ning-nong

    Ex: A 'characterology' can be created, from the author who is himself a precise archivist to the scatterbrain who throws nothing away.

    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex: If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex: Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex: She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex: Republicans are so empty-headed, they wouldn't make a good landfill.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex: I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex: And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex: Thanks to those who do this for ning-nongs like myself.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cabeza de chorlito

  • 4 cabeza hueca

    adj.
    empty-headed, featherbrained, small-headed.
    f. & m.
    airhead, knucklehead, clunk.
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    scatterbrain
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    masculino y femenino (fam) scatterbrain (colloq); airhead (colloq)
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    (n.) = empty-headed, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditz, dits, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], airhead, airheaded, bonehead, nong, ning-nong
    Ex. Republicans are so empty-headed, they wouldn't make a good landfill.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex. If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex. Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex. She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex. And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex. Thanks to those who do this for ning-nongs like myself.
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    masculino y femenino (fam) scatterbrain (colloq); airhead (colloq)
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    (n.) = empty-headed, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditz, dits, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], airhead, airheaded, bonehead, nong, ning-nong

    Ex: Republicans are so empty-headed, they wouldn't make a good landfill.

    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex: If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex: Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex: She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex: And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex: Thanks to those who do this for ning-nongs like myself.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cabeza hueca

  • 5 camión de la basura

    dustcart, US garbage truck
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    garbage truck (AmE), dustcart (BrE)
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    (n.) = garbage truck, rubbish truck, rubbish lorry, dustcart [dust cart]
    Ex. Over half of the garbage trucks in Reykjavik are actually powered by methane that is siphoned from the landfill.
    Ex. Two English tourists have been killed after the driver of a rubbish truck driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed on to the pavement.
    Ex. A man who blocked in a rubbish lorry with his car in a dispute over waste collection was allegedly hit on the head and sworn at by a binman.
    Ex. Tributes were today being paid to a teenage binman knocked down and killed by his own dustcart.
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    garbage truck (AmE), dustcart (BrE)
    * * *
    (n.) = garbage truck, rubbish truck, rubbish lorry, dustcart [dust cart]

    Ex: Over half of the garbage trucks in Reykjavik are actually powered by methane that is siphoned from the landfill.

    Ex: Two English tourists have been killed after the driver of a rubbish truck driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed on to the pavement.
    Ex: A man who blocked in a rubbish lorry with his car in a dispute over waste collection was allegedly hit on the head and sworn at by a binman.
    Ex: Tributes were today being paid to a teenage binman knocked down and killed by his own dustcart.

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    garbage truck

    Spanish-English dictionary > camión de la basura

  • 6 escombros

    1 rubble sing, debris sing
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    SMPL (=basura) rubbish sing, garbage (EEUU) sing ; [de obra, edificio] debris sing, rubble sing ; (Min) slag sing
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    masculino plural rubble
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    = rubble, debris, wreckage, builders' rubble, construction debris, building debris.
    Ex. The article ' Rubble with a cause: earthquake preparedness in California' assesses the impact in academic libraries in California of 2 major earthquakes.
    Ex. Nothing is left except debris and there remains nothing to salvage: only to bulldoze, clear and throw into rubbish dumps.
    Ex. The wreckage of a Venetian galleon and its cargo were found on the seabed near the islet of Gnalic in Dalmatia.
    Ex. It was found that someone had dumped a load of builders' rubble down a manhole blocking the sewer and causing havoc.
    Ex. As part of his guilty plea, he admitted that he discharged the construction debris in the barrels and buckets overboard into San Diego Harbor.
    Ex. No person shall throw any waste, building debris or vehicle scrap into the public domain or defile the public domain.
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    * vertedero de escombros = landfill site, landfill.
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    masculino plural rubble
    * * *
    = rubble, debris, wreckage, builders' rubble, construction debris, building debris.

    Ex: The article ' Rubble with a cause: earthquake preparedness in California' assesses the impact in academic libraries in California of 2 major earthquakes.

    Ex: Nothing is left except debris and there remains nothing to salvage: only to bulldoze, clear and throw into rubbish dumps.
    Ex: The wreckage of a Venetian galleon and its cargo were found on the seabed near the islet of Gnalic in Dalmatia.
    Ex: It was found that someone had dumped a load of builders' rubble down a manhole blocking the sewer and causing havoc.
    Ex: As part of his guilty plea, he admitted that he discharged the construction debris in the barrels and buckets overboard into San Diego Harbor.
    Ex: No person shall throw any waste, building debris or vehicle scrap into the public domain or defile the public domain.
    * vertedero de escombros = landfill site, landfill.

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    rubble
    lo encontraron entre los escombros they found him among the rubble
    tras el bombardeo la ciudad quedó reducida a escombros the bombing left the city in ruins o reduced the city to rubble
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    escombros sustantivo masculino plural
    rubble
    escombros mpl rubble, debris sing
    ' escombros' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    contenedor
    - verter
    - remover
    English:
    debris
    - rubble
    - skip
    - Dumpster
    - pull
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    mpl rubble sg

    Spanish-English dictionary > escombros

  • 7 uso doméstico

    (n.) = domestic use
    Ex. Much waste is still deposited in landfill sites around the world with material that can produce biogas for industry or dometic use.
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    Ex: Much waste is still deposited in landfill sites around the world with material that can produce biogas for industry or dometic use.

    Spanish-English dictionary > uso doméstico

  • 8 vertedero

    m.
    1 rubbish tip or dump(of trash) (British), garbage dump (United States).
    2 drain, spillway.
    3 dumping place, dump yard, garbage dump, refuse tip.
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    1 rubbish dump, rubbish tip
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    noun m.
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    SM
    1) [de basura] rubbish tip, garbage dump (EEUU)
    3) ( Cono Sur) (=pendiente) slope, hillside
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    1) ( para basura) dump
    2) ( desagüe) outlet
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    = dumping ground, rubbish dump, landfill, landfill site.
    Ex. Although national parks are perceived as pristine areas, many are dumping grounds for hazardous materials - everything from industrial toxins to unexploded munitions.
    Ex. Nothing is left except debris and there remains nothing to salvage: only to bulldoze, clear and throw into rubbish dumps.
    Ex. Republicans are so empty-headed, they wouldn't make a good landfill.
    Ex. Much waste is still deposited in landfill sites around the world with material that can produce biogas for industry or dometic use.
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    * vertedero de basura = landfill site.
    * vertedero de basuras = garbage dump.
    * vertedero de escombros = landfill site, landfill.
    * * *
    1) ( para basura) dump
    2) ( desagüe) outlet
    * * *
    = dumping ground, rubbish dump, landfill, landfill site.

    Ex: Although national parks are perceived as pristine areas, many are dumping grounds for hazardous materials - everything from industrial toxins to unexploded munitions.

    Ex: Nothing is left except debris and there remains nothing to salvage: only to bulldoze, clear and throw into rubbish dumps.
    Ex: Republicans are so empty-headed, they wouldn't make a good landfill.
    Ex: Much waste is still deposited in landfill sites around the world with material that can produce biogas for industry or dometic use.
    * vertedero de basura = landfill site.
    * vertedero de basuras = garbage dump.
    * vertedero de escombros = landfill site, landfill.

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    un vertedero de residuos nucleares a dumping site for nuclear waste
    B (desagüe) outlet
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    vertedero sustantivo masculino
    1 ( para basura) dump;

    2 ( desagüe) outlet
    vertedero sustantivo masculino tip, rubbish dump
    ' vertedero' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    basurero
    English:
    dump
    - dumping
    - garbage dump
    - refuse dump
    - rubbish dump
    - tip
    - garbage
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    1. [de basuras] Br rubbish tip o dump, US garbage dump
    2. [de pantano] drain, spillway
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    m dump, tip
    * * *
    1) : garbage dump
    2) desagüe: drain, outlet
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    vertedero n tip / dump

    Spanish-English dictionary > vertedero

  • 9 vertedero de basura

    Ex. Much waste is still deposited in landfill sites around the world with material that can produce biogas for industry or dometic use.
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    Ex: Much waste is still deposited in landfill sites around the world with material that can produce biogas for industry or dometic use.

    Spanish-English dictionary > vertedero de basura

  • 10 vertedero de escombros

    (n.) = landfill site, landfill
    Ex. Much waste is still deposited in landfill sites around the world with material that can produce biogas for industry or dometic use.
    Ex. Republicans are so empty-headed, they wouldn't make a good landfill.
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    (n.) = landfill site, landfill

    Ex: Much waste is still deposited in landfill sites around the world with material that can produce biogas for industry or dometic use.

    Ex: Republicans are so empty-headed, they wouldn't make a good landfill.

    Spanish-English dictionary > vertedero de escombros

  • 11 relleno sanitario

    m.
    1 landfill site, garbage depot.
    2 landfill, landfilling.

    Spanish-English dictionary > relleno sanitario

  • 12 terraplan

    m.
    landfill.

    Spanish-English dictionary > terraplan

  • 13 vertedero sanitario

    m.
    sanitary landfill.

    Spanish-English dictionary > vertedero sanitario

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  • landfill — USA A solid waste disposal site in which refuse is compacted, spread and then covered with a layer of soil as a method of minimizing any environmental impact. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires that landfills install liners and… …   Law dictionary

  • landfill — 1916, from LAND (Cf. land) (n.) + FILL (Cf. fill). A euphemism for DUMP (Cf. dump) …   Etymology dictionary

  • landfill — [n] dump ash heap*, depot, disposal area, dumping ground, garbage lot, hazardous waste dump, junk pile*, junkyard, recycling station, refuse heap, rubbish pile, toxic waste site, transfer station; concepts 438,449,680 …   New thesaurus

  • landfill — ► NOUN 1) the disposal of waste material by burying it. 2) waste material used in this way …   English terms dictionary

  • landfill — [land′fil΄] n. 1. the disposal of garbage, rubbish, etc. by burying it under soil or earth 2. a place used for this purpose 3. garbage, rubbish, etc. so disposed of …   English World dictionary

  • Landfill — For other uses, see Landfill (disambiguation). Garbage Dump redirects here. For the 1994 rock album, see Garbage Dump. A landfill in Poland A landfill site (also known as tip, dump or rubbish dump and historically as a midden), is a site for the… …   Wikipedia

  • landfill — UK [ˈlæn(d)ˌfɪl] / US [ˈlændˌfɪl] noun [countable] Word forms landfill : singular landfill plural landfills landfill or landfill site a large hole in the ground where waste from people s homes or from industry is buried a) [uncountable] the… …   English dictionary

  • landfill — /land fil /, n. Also called sanitary landfill. 1. a low area of land that is built up from deposits of solid refuse in layers covered by soil. 2. the solid refuse itself. v.i. 3. to create more usable land by this means. v.t. 4. to make (an area… …   Universalium

  • landfill — land|fill [ lænd,fıl ] noun count landfill or landfill site a large hole in the ground where waste from people s homes or from industry is buried a. uncount the process of burying waste in a landfill b. uncount the waste buried in a landfill …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • landfill — [[t]læ̱ndfɪl[/t]] landfills 1) N UNCOUNT Landfill is a method of getting rid of very large amounts of rubbish by burying it in a large deep hole. ...the environmental costs of landfill. 2) N COUNT: oft N n A landfill is a large deep hole in which …   English dictionary

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