Definitions for scrapskræp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

scrapskræp(n.; adj.; v.)scrapped, scrap•ping.

  1. (n.)a small piece or portion; fragment.

  2. scraps, bits of food, esp. of leftover food. the remains of animal fat after the oil has been tried out.

  3. a detached piece of something written or printed:

    scraps of poetry.

  4. discarded or leftover material that can be reused in some way, as metal that can be melted and reworked.

  5. (adj.)consisting of scraps or scrap.

  6. discarded or left over.

  7. (v.t.)to make into scrap; break up.

  8. to discard as useless or worthless.

Origin of scrap:

1350–1400; ME scrappe (n.) < ON skrap, der. of skrapa to scrape

scrap*skræp(n.; v.)scrapped, scrap•ping.

  1. (n.)a fight or quarrel.

  2. (v.i.)to engage in a fight or quarrel.

* Informal..

Origin of scrap:

1670–80

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap(noun)

    a small fragment of something broken off from the whole

    "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"

  2. rubbish, trash, scrap(noun)

    worthless material that is to be disposed of

  3. scrap(noun)

    a small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used

    "she jotted it on a scrap of paper"; "there was not a scrap left"

  4. fight, fighting, combat, scrap(verb)

    the act of fighting; any contest or struggle

    "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"

  5. trash, junk, scrap(verb)

    dispose of (something useless or old)

    "trash these old chairs"; "junk an old car"; "scrap your old computer"

  6. quarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy, altercate(verb)

    have a disagreement over something

    "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These two fellows are always scrapping over something"

  7. scrap(verb)

    make into scrap or refuse

    "scrap the old airplane and sell the parts"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. scrap(noun)æp

    a small piece

    scraps of cloth

  2. scrapæp

    unwanted pieces of metal that can be used again

    The car was sold for scrap.

  3. scrap(verb)æp

    to decide to stop using or throw away

    They scrapped the plan because of lack of money.

Wiktionary

  1. scrap(Noun)

    A fight, tussle, skirmish.

    We got in a little scrap over who should pay the bill.

  2. scrap(Verb)

    to fight

  3. Origin: scrappe, from skrap, from skrapa.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scrap(verb)

    something scraped off; hence, a small piece; a bit; a fragment; a detached, incomplete portion

  2. Scrap(verb)

    specifically, a fragment of something written or printed; a brief excerpt; an unconnected extract

  3. Scrap(verb)

    the crisp substance that remains after drying out animal fat; as, pork scraps

  4. Scrap(verb)

    same as Scrap iron, below

Freebase

  1. Scrap

    Scrap consists of recyclable materials left over from product manufacturing and consumption, such as parts of vehicles, building supplies, and surplus materials. Unlike waste, scrap can have significant monetary value.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'scrap' in Nouns Frequency: #3012


Translations for scrap

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

scrap(noun)

a small piece or fragment

a scrap of paper.

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