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dump a/(one's) load

1. slang To vomit. When I had the flu, I spent most of the time dumping my load and couldn't eat for days.
2. slang To defecate. I wouldn't mind the neighbor's dog getting into my yard if it didn't always dump a load on my lawn!
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dump one's load

 
1. . Sl. to empty one's stomach; to vomit. He's had too much to drink and is dumping his load.
2. and dump a load Sl. to defecate. (Crude. Potentially offensive. Use only with discretion.) He had to go dump a load. He dumped his load and settled back down to work.
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Dubai: A desert lagoon has been created for 500 sewage tankers to dump their load everyday to decrease pressure on the only sewage treatment plant in Dubai and to minimise ocean and land pollution, Gulf News has learnt.
They may strike and not inject any venom or they may dump their load.
Those who fail to do so - and offer to dispose of household, building or garden waste for a 'too-good-to-be-true price' - often dump their load in a lay-by or quiet country lane.
Also as part of the project, the tipping hall, where trucks dump their loads, will be enlarged.
The Ajman Sewerage Company already started receiving the trucks to dump their loads in the sewage plant for treatment.
Commercial vehicles found to be overweight by less than ten per cent on city weighbridges will be ordered to dump their loads before being allowed to drive off, those over ten per cent limit face legal action.
The tankers charge about Dh2,000 per trip, and can make 10 more trips a" and more money a" if they illegally dump their loads.
A lot of trucks running up and down I-5 dump their loads.
Thousands of trucks line up to dump their loads at main grain port of Rosario.
It was like having 1,300 refuse trucks dump their loads on city streets and in school playgrounds every year.
The tankers charge about Dh2,000 per trip, and can make 10 more trips eIf and more money eIf if they illegally dump their loads.
At Sun Valley Paper Stock - which has applied to receive, sort and resell 750 tons per day of curbside recyclables from Los Angeles, San Fernando and La Crescenta - the owner initially planned to build a giant canopy over a paved area where garbage trucks dump their loads.
Instead, they want garbage trucks to dump their loads at regional transfer stations, where the trash would be consolidated on big-rig trucks.
Photo: Trucks line up at the Sunshine Canyon landfill where 598 trucks are allowed to dump their loads daily; that number may go up to 1,150.