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Truck whose contents can be emptied without handling; the front end of the platform can be pneumatically raised so that the load is discharged by gravity (synonym) dumper, tipper truck, tipper lorry, tip truck, tipper (hypernym) truck, motortruck A dump truck (or, UK, dumper truck) is a truck used for transporting loose material (such as sand, gravel, or dirt) for construction. A typical dump truck is equipped with a hydraulically operated open-box bed hinged at the rear, the front of which can be lifted to allow the contents to be deposited on the ground behind the truck at the site of delivery. In the UK and Australia the term applies to off-road construction plant only, and the road vehicle is known as a tipper, tipper lorry (UK) or tip truck (AU).

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The reduction or removal of an asset amount. For example, an account receivable will be removed or written off if the customer is not able to pay the amount owed to the company.

Domain: Accounting; Category: General accounting Collected Term

The preparation of financial statements from a client's information and without any review or audit of the amounts.

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The compensation earned by hourly-paid employees during the interval of time indicated in the heading of the income statement. Under the accrual basis of accounting, the date that wages are paid does ...

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A machine with a large revolving drum in which cement is mixed with other materials to make concrete, a large truck with a rotating canister used to store and mix concrete. A concrete mixer (also ...

Domain: Engineering; Category: Mechanical engineering

A strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water, stone-like building material (containing cement, gravel, water, etc.); A composite material which consists ...

Domain: Construction; Category: Building/real property

Hoist (device) A hoist is a device used for lifting or lowering a load by means of a drum or lift-wheel around which rope or chain wraps. It may be manually operated, electrically or pneumatically ...

Domain: Engineering; Category: Mechanical engineering

A machine for hoisting heavy materials. - Crane (machine), an industrial machinery for lifting Container crane, a machine for lifting inter-modal containers Crane (rail-road), a crane suited to use ...

Domain: Engineering; Category: Mechanical engineering

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