What does scrap mean?

Definitions for scrap
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word scrap.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fight, fighting, combat, scrap(noun)

    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"

  2. 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"

  3. 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"

  4. rubbish, trash, scrap(noun)

    worthless material that is to be disposed of

  5. scrap(verb)

    make into scrap or refuse

    "scrap the old airplane and sell the parts"

  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. trash, junk, scrap(verb)

    dispose of (something useless or old)

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

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

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  2. Craps

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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. 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.

  2. Petro Poroshenko:

    We will not give away one scrap of Ukrainian land. We will get back the Donbass ... and show that a very important aspect of our victory is our unity.

  3. Pablo Picasso:

    The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.

  4. Shakespeare:

    Get lost, you dwarf, you weed, you scrap, you acorn.

  5. Suidobashi CEO Kogoro Kurata:

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

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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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