Online Google Dictionary

dustbin 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Font size:

dustbins, plural;
  1. A garbage can

  1. ashcan: a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected
  2. A waste container is a container for temporarily storing waste, and is usually made out of metal or plastic. ...
  3. slang for a gun turret (eg: BALL TURRET) on the underside of an airplane; not from a fancied resemblance, but because every unattached thing falls to the lowest level in the fuselage; see TURRET, BLISTER, SPONSON. ...
  4. A trash can. Interestingly, there are no trash cans in Tube stations. This was initially due to fears of IRA bombs; although the IRA is not nearly the threat they once were, Muslim extremists have taken up the slack, so trash cans are still prohibited in most Tube stations.
  5. n. What we know as a dustbin, Americans will be more familiar with as a trashcan. How familiar you want to be with a dustbin is entirely up to you.
  6. ashcan, garbage can, trashcan
  7. Elimination system, colon