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1. scrapheap

noun. an accumulation of refuse and discarded matter.

Synonyms

  • rubbish dump
  • trash pile
  • garbage heap
  • refuse heap
  • garbage dump
  • trash dump
  • trash heap
  • junk heap
  • waste-yard
  • wasteyard
  • dump
  • dumpsite
  • rubbish heap

Antonyms

  • take

Etymology

  • heap (English)
  • heep (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scrap (English)
  • scrappe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. scrapheap

noun. pile of discarded metal.

Synonyms

  • cumulation
  • mound
  • agglomerate
  • heap
  • pile

Antonyms

  • outfield
  • distributive
  • euphemism
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • heap (English)
  • heep (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scrap (English)
  • scrappe (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word scrapheap


1. Noun, singular or mass
Iraq's newest conflict rescues rusting tanks from scrapheap.

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