What does scrap mean?

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. scrap(Noun)

    A fight, tussle, skirmish.

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

    Etymology: scrappe, from skrap, from skrapa.

  2. scrap(Verb)

    to fight

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [OE. scrappe, fr. Icel. skrap trifle, cracking. See Scrape, v. t.]

  2. Scrap(verb)

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

    Etymology: [OE. scrappe, fr. Icel. skrap trifle, cracking. See Scrape, v. t.]

  3. Scrap(verb)

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

    Etymology: [OE. scrappe, fr. Icel. skrap trifle, cracking. See Scrape, v. t.]

  4. Scrap(verb)

    same as Scrap iron, below

    Etymology: [OE. scrappe, fr. Icel. skrap trifle, cracking. See Scrape, v. t.]

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scrap

    skrap, n. a small piece: a remnant: a picture suited for preservation in a scrap-book: wrought-iron clippings: an unconnected extract.—v.t. to consign to the scrap-heap.—ns. Scrap′-book, a blank book for scraps or extracts, prints, &c.; Scrap′-heap, a place where old iron is collected; Scrap′-ī′ron, old iron accumulated for reworking; Scrap′-met′al, scraps or fragments of any kind of metal, which are only of use for remelting.—adv. Scrap′pily, in fragments, desultorily.—n. Scrap′piness, fragmentariness, disconnectedness.—adj. Scrap′py.—Go to the scrap-heap, to go to ruin. [Scand., Ice. skrap, scraps—skrapa, to scrape.]

  2. Scrap

    skrap, n. (slang) a fight, scrimmage.

  3. Scrap

    skrap, n. a snare for birds.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Anagrams for scrap »

  1. Carps

  2. Craps

  3. Scarp

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scrap in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scrap in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of scrap in a Sentence

  1. Daniel Meng:

    In the medium to long term, scrap is the real threat to iron ore, for sure, we believe by 2020, replacement would become faster and the risk on iron ore from scrap would become more serious.

  2. Juan Mendez:

    First scrap the PTA, eliminate prolonged detention without trial in various forms, establish mechanism for real judicial and prosecutorial control over police investigations and things along those lines.

  3. Suidobashi CEO Kogoro Kurata:

    I want to punch them to scrap and knock them down to do it.

  4. George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, Epistle Dedicatory:

    This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.

  5. Seamus Hughes:

    It makes sense from a marketing perspective ; if you like Pepsi then you're going to watch more Pepsi videos... but you take that to the logical extreme with white supremacy videos, they're going to have to figure out how to not completely scrap a system that has brought them hundreds of millions of dollars of ad revenue while not also furthering someone's radicalization or recruitment.

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Translations for scrap

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  • يتخلى, شجار, نبذ, خردةArabic
  • útržek, zbytky, šrotCzech
  • Essensrest, Stückchen, Altmetall, Schrott, Speiserest, wegwerfen, verschrotten, Altmaterial, Fetzen, Rest, Abfall, abwrackenGerman
  • σκραπGreek
  • resto, sobras, achatarrar, restos, chatarra, desguazarSpanish
  • tilkku, nahina, ruoantähteet, romu, jätteet, palanen, nujakka, tähteet, romuttaa, tapella, hylätä, nahistellaFinnish
  • bout, reste, bribe, litige, ferrailleFrench
  • buineagScottish Gaelic
  • रद्दी मालHindi
  • resto, avanzo, ferraglia, pezzo, frammentoItalian
  • かけら, 断片, くず鉄, 屑鉄, 食べ残し, スクラップJapanese
  • pakopako, parakaiMāori
  • restjeDutch
  • bójka, urywek, wyrzucić, kawałek, resztki, złom, wyrzucaćPolish
  • sucata, apara, retalho, restosPortuguese
  • объедок, кусочек, клочок, металлолом, железный лом, лоскуток, остаток, очистки, обрывокRussian

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