[duhmp-ling] /ˈdʌmp lɪŋ/
a rounded mass of steamed and seasoned dough, often served in soup or with stewed meat.
a dessert consisting of a wrapping of dough enclosing sliced apples or other fruit, boiled or baked.
a short or stout person.
a small ball of dough cooked and served with stew
a pudding consisting of a round pastry case filled with fruit: apple dumpling
(informal) a short plump person
c.1600, Norfolk dialect, of uncertain origin, perhaps from some Low German word or from noun dump “lump” (late 18c.). Related: Dumplings.
- Dump orbit
noun 1. an earth orbit into which communications satellites may be moved at the end of their operational lives, where there is no risk of their interference or collision with working satellites in the normal orbits Also called graveyard orbit
[duhmps] /dʌmps/ noun 1. a depressed state of mind (usually preceded by in the): to be in the dumps over money problems. [duhmp] /dʌmp/ verb (used with object) 1. to drop or let fall in a mass; fling down or drop heavily or suddenly: Dump the topsoil here. 2. to empty out, as from a […]
noun 1. . noun 1. a barge for disposing of garbage, dredged material, etc., having hoppers in the bottom through which such cargo can be dumped.
[duhmp-sahyt] /ˈdʌmpˌsaɪt/ noun 1. (def 17).