A thick, ill-shapen piece; a clumsy leaden counter used by boys in playing chuck farthing.
- To release or throw down in a large mass.
- To empty (material) out of a container or vehicle: dumped the load of stones.
- To empty out (a container or vehicle), as by overturning or tilting.
- To get rid of; discard: a fine for dumping trash on public land; dumped the extra gear overboard.
- Informal To discard or reject unceremoniously: dump an old friend.
- To place (goods or stock, for example) on the market in large quantities and at a low price.
- Computer Science To transfer (data stored internally in a computer) from one place to another, as from a memory to a printout, without processing.
- Slang To knock down; beat.
- To fall or drop abruptly.
- To discharge cargo or contents; unload.
- Slang To criticize another severely: was always dumping on me.
- A place where refuse is dumped: a garbage dump; a nuclear waste dump.
- A storage place for goods or supplies; a depot: an ammunition dump.
- An unordered accumulation; a pile.
- Computer Science An instance or the result of dumping stored data.
- Slang A poorly maintained or disreputable place.
- Vulgar Slang An act of defecating. Often used with take.