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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tons, dozens, heaps, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashingsadverb

    a large number or amount

    "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"

  2. heapsadverb

    very much

    "thanks heaps"


  1. heapsnoun

    A large amount.


  1. heaps

    Heaps are a type of tree-based data structure that follows a specific order. They can be of two types commonly: max-heaps, where the parent node is always greater than or equal to its child nodes; and min-heaps, where the parent node is always less than or equal to its child nodes. They are widely used in programming for implementing priority queues, sorting algorithms, and easily finding the maximum or minimum element from the collection of data.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. HEAPS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Heaps is ranked #13241 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Heaps surname appeared 2,306 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Heaps.

    93.7% or 2,161 total occurrences were White.
    2.8% or 66 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.2% or 28 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 19 total occurrences were Black.
    0.7% or 18 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 14 total occurrences were Asian.

Anagrams for heaps »

  1. ephas

  2. phase

  3. shape

  4. pesah

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heaps in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heaps in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of heaps in a Sentence

  1. Tom Sewell:

    He had been on the scene for a while, he made heaps on Bitcoin and paid for his own holidays, I spoke to him back in 2017 when he was donating money to everyone.

  2. Kamran Safi:

    Possibly the food resources (insects) are distributed over vast areas but in clumped heaps.

  3. Herman Melville:

    There is the grand truth about Nathaniel Hawthorne. He says NO! in thunder; but the Devil himself cannot make him say yes. For all men who say yes, lie; and all men who say no,why, they are in the happy condition of judicious, unincumbered travellers in Europe; they cross the frontiers into Eternity with nothing but a carpet-bag,that is to say, the Ego. Whereas those yes-gentry, they travel with heaps of baggage, and, damn them! they will never get through the Custom House.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    What would Ronald Reagan say about a Republican nominee who attacks America’s generals and heaps praise on Russia’s president ? I think we know the answer.

  5. Marcus Aurelius:

    Consider that as the heaps of sand piled on one another hide the former sands, so in life the events that go before are soon covered by those that come after.

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    a blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically
    A sheath
    B tingle
    C anil
    D dint

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