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Meaning of SCRAP

Pronunciation:  skrap

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
  2. [n]  a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
  3. [v]  make into scrap or refuse; "scrap the old airplane and sell the parts"
  4. [v]  have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These tewo fellows are always scrapping over something"
  5. [v]  dispose of (something useless or old); "trash these old chairs"; "junk an old car"; "scrap your old computer"
 

SCRAP is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: altercate, argufy, bit, chip, dispute, end, flake, fleck, junk, oddment, quarrel, remainder, remnant, trash
 
 See Also: argue, brawl, cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, contend, convert, debate, discard, dispose, exfoliation, fag end, fall out, fence, flinders, fling, fragment, matchwood, piece of cloth, piece of material, polemicise, polemicize, polemise, polemize, put away, scale, scurf, sliver, spat, splinter, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out, wrangle

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Scrap\ (skr[a^]p), n. [OE. scrappe, fr. Icel. skrap
trifle, cracking. See {Scrape}, v. t.]
1. Something scraped off; hence, a small piece; a bit; a
   fragment; a detached, incomplete portion.

         I have no materials -- not a scrap.   --De Quincey.

2. Specifically, a fragment of something written or printed;
   a brief excerpt; an unconnected extract.

3. pl. The crisp substance that remains after drying out
   animal fat; as, pork scraps.



4. pl. Same as {Scrap iron}, below.



{Scrap forgings}, forgings made from wrought iron scrap.

{Scrap iron}.
   (a) Cuttings and waste pieces of wrought iron from which
       bar iron or forgings can be made; -- called also
       {wrought-iron scrap}.
   (b) Fragments of cast iron or defective castings suitable
       for remelting in the foundry; -- called also {foundry
       scrap}, or {cast scrap}.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

Something written at csir, Pretoria, South Africa in the late 1970s. It ran on interdata and perkin-elmer computers and was in use until the late 1980s.

 

 

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