Landfill meaning

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A disposal site where solid waste, such as paper, glass, and metal, is buried between layers of dirt and other materials in such a way as to reduce contamination of the surrounding land. Modern landfills are often lined with layers of absorbent material and sheets of plastic to keep pollutants from leaking into the soil and water.
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The definition of a landfill is a place where garbage is buried under the soil.

An example of a landfill is a place designated as the destination of loaded garbage trunks.

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To dispose of (waste material) in a landfill.
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A site for the disposal of solid waste in which refuse is buried between layers of dirt so as to fill in or reclaim low-lying ground.
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Disposal of garbage, rubbish, etc. by burying it under soil or earth.
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A place used for this purpose.
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To dispose of garbage by burying it at a landfill site.
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A site at which refuse is buried under layers of earth.
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The material so disposed of.
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The disposal of waste at such a site.
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Garbage, rubbish, etc. so disposed of.
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Origin of landfill