skip vehicle

skip vehicle

[′skip ‚vē·ə·kəl]
(aerospace engineering)
A reentry body which climbs after striking the sensible atmosphere in order to cool the body and to increase its range.
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A Glasgow City Council spokesman said: "A skip vehicle collided with a barrier inside the stadium car park.
It has a skip vehicle service for works metal clearance and general waste
The purpose of the Service is to provide one or more delivery sites for delivery of residual street litter collected by arc21 member Councils~ mechanical sweepers, RCVs or Skip vehicles (or by their Contractor~s Vehicles) and collect data on the quantity and type of material received, treated and disposed of.
Since then, the business, well known in the region for its fleet of red skip vehicles, has invested more than pounds 1 million in developing the forge into a state-of-the-art recycling facility.