Diesel vs Dumper - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between diesel and dumper

is that diesel is a fuel derived from petroleum (or other oils) but heavier than gasoline/petrol used to power diesel engines which burn this fuel using the heat produced when air is compressed while dumper is a small one-man diesel-powered vehicle often used to carry loads and material around, often on building sites.

As a verb diesel

is to ignite a substance by using the heat generated by compression.

diesel

English

(wikipedia diesel)

Noun

  • A fuel derived from petroleum (or other oils) but heavier than gasoline/petrol. Used to power diesel engines which burn this fuel using the heat produced when air is compressed
  • A vehicle powered by a diesel engine
  • (UK, slang) snakebite and black
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To ignite a substance by using the heat generated by compression
  • (automotive) For a spark-ignition internal combustion engine to continue running after the electrical current to the spark plugs has been turned off. This occurs when there's enough heat in the combustion chamber to ignite the air/fuel without a spark, the same way heat and pressure cause ignition in a diesel engine.
  • The only reason the VW bug has a solenoid is to prevent it from dieseling .

    Derived terms

    * biodiesel * dieselization * red diesel

    See also

    * diesel engine * diesel knock * derv

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    dumper

    English

    (wikipedia dumper)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A small one-man diesel-powered vehicle often used to carry loads and material around, often on building sites.
  • A dropper of refuse, particularly not in landfill sites/recycling sites.
  • One who dumps a boyfriend or girlfriend; the one of a romantic couple who terminates the relationship.
  • Synonyms

    * (person who finishes the relationship)

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