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scrap

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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8 in 7 verses (in OT : 8 in 7 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

scrapn. [OE. scrappe, fr. Icel. skrap trifle, cracking. See Scrape, v. t.].
  •  Something scraped off; hence, a small piece; a bit; a fragment; a detached, incomplete portion.  [1913 Webster]
    "I have no materials -- not a scrap."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Specifically, a fragment of something written or printed; a brief excerpt; an unconnected extract.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The crisp substance that remains after drying out animal fat; as, pork scraps.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Same as Scrap iron, below.  [1913 Webster]
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.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

scrap, n. & v.
--n.
1 a small detached piece; a fragment or remnant.
2 rubbish or waste material.
3 an extract or cutting from something written or printed.
4 discarded metal for reprocessing (often attrib.: scrap metal).
5 (with neg.) the smallest piece or amount (not a scrap of food left).
6 (in pl.) a odds and ends. b bits of uneaten food.
7 (in sing or pl.) a residuum of melted fat or of fish with the oil expressed.
--v.tr. (scrapped, scrapping) discard as useless.

Idiom
scrap heap
1 a pile of scrap materials.
2 a state of uselessness. scrap merchant a dealer in scrap.
scrap, n. & v. colloq.
--n. a fight or rough quarrel, esp. a spontaneous one.
--v.tr. (scrapped, scrapping) (often foll. by with) have a scrap.

Derivative
scrapper n.
Etymology
perh. f. SCRAPE

THESAURUS

scrap

abandon, abort, affray, afterglow, afterimage, argue, argument, atom, balance, barney, battle, battle royal, bicker, bit, bite, bobbery, bones, brawl, broil, bump heads, butt, butt end, candle ends, cashier, cast, caterwaul, cease, chaff, chip, chunk, clamjamfry, clip, clipping, close, collop, conclude, crumb, culm, cut, cutting, dab, deadwood, debris, determine, detritus, disagree, disagreement, discard, discards, dishwater, dispense with, dispose of, dispute, dollop, dot, draff, dregs, drip, drop, droplet, dust, dustup, end, fag end, fall, fight, filings, finish, finish up, fleck, flyspeck, forget, forsake, fossil, fracas, fragment, fray, garbage, gash, get rid of, give up, gnat, gob, gobbet, grain, hassle, hint, hogwash, holdover, hunk, husks, iota, jettison, jot, junk, knock-down-and-drag-out, leavings, lees, leftovers, litter, lock horns, lumber, lump, make a row, microbe, microorganism, midge, minim, minutia, minutiae, mite, modicum, moiety, molecule, morceau, morsel, mote, nip, odds and ends, offal, offscourings, orts, paring, parings, particle, patch, pension off, perorate, piece, pinhead, pinpoint, point, potsherds, quarrel, raff, rags, rasher, raspings, refuse, reject, rejects, relics, remainder, remains, remnant, residue, residuum, resolve, rest, retire, rhubarb, riffraff, roach, row, rubbish, rubble, ruckus, ruction, ruins, rump, rumpus, run-in, sawdust, scintilla, scoop, scourings, scrap iron, scraps, scratch, scuffle, scum, set-to, shadow, shard, shards, shaving, shavings, shed, shindy, shiver, shoddy, shred, slack, slag, slice, sliver, slop, slops, slough, smitch, smithereen, snack, snatch, snick, snip, snippet, spar, spat, speck, splinter, squabble, stitch, stop, straw, stubble, stump, suggestion, superannuate, survival, sweepings, swill, tag, tares, tatter, terminate, throw away, throw out, tiff, tittle, trace, traces, trash, truck, vanishing point, vestige, vestiges, wastage, waste, waste matter, wastepaper, weeds, whit, whoop, wind up, wrangle

ROGET THESAURUS

scrap

Greatness

N greatness, magnitude, size, multitude, immensity, enormity, infinity, might, strength, intensity, fullness, importance, great quantity, quantity, deal, power, sight, pot, volume, world, mass, heap, stock, peck, bushel, load, cargo, cartload, wagonload, shipload, flood, spring tide, abundance, principal part, chief part, main part, greater part, major part, best part, essential part, bulk, mass, great, greater, large, considerable, fair, above par, big, huge, Herculean, cyclopean, ample, abundant, full, intense, strong, sound, passing, heavy, plenary, deep, high, signal, at its height, in the zenith, world-wide, widespread, far-famed, extensive, wholesale, many, goodly, noble, precious, mighty, sad, grave, heavy, serious, far gone, arrant, downright, utter, uttermost, crass, gross, arch, profound, intense, consummate, rank, uninitiated, red-hot, desperate, glaring, flagrant, stark staring, thorough-paced, thoroughgoing, roaring, thumping, extraordinary, important, unsurpassed, complete, august, grand, dignified, sublime, majestic, vast, immense, enormous, extreme, inordinate, excessive, extravagant, exorbitant, outrageous, preposterous, unconscionable, swinging, monstrous, overgrown, towering, stupendous, prodigious, astonishing, incredible, marvelous, unlimited, unapproachable, unutterable, indescribable, ineffable, unspeakable, inexpressible, beyond expression, fabulous, undiminished, unabated, unreduced, unrestricted, absolute, positive, stark, decided, unequivocal, essential, perfect, finished, remarkable, of mark, marked, pointed, veriest, noteworthy, renowned, truly, decidedly, unequivocally, purely, absolutely, seriously, essentially, fundamentally, radically, downright, in all conscience, for the most part, in the main, entirely, abundantly, widely, far and wide, greatly, much, muckle, well, indeed, very, very much, a deal, no end of, most, not a little, pretty, pretty well, enough, in a great measure, richly, to a large extent, to a great extent, to a gigantic extent, on a large scale, so, never so, ever so, ever so dole, scrap, shred, tag, splinter, rag, much, by wholesale, mighty, powerfully, with a witness, ultra, in the extreme, extremely, exceedingly, intensely, exquisitely, acutely, indefinitely, immeasurably, beyond compare, beyond comparison, beyond measure, beyond all bounds, incalculably, infinitely, preeminently, superlatively, immoderately, monstrously, preposterously, inordinately, exorbitantly, excessively, enormously, out of all proportion, with a vengeance, particularly, remarkably, singularly, curiously, uncommonly, unusually, peculiarly, notably, signally, strikingly, pointedly, mainly, chiefly, famously, egregiously, prominently, glaringly, emphatically, kat exochin, strangely, wonderfully, amazingly, surprisingly, astonishingly, incredibly, marvelously, awfully, stupendously, peculiarly, furiously, severely, desperately, tremendously, extravagantly, confoundedly, deucedly, devilishly, with a vengeance, a outrance, a toute outrance, painfully, sadly, grossly, sorely, bitterly, piteously, grievously, miserably, cruelly, woefully, lamentably, shockingly, frightfully, dreadfully, fearfully, terribly, horribly, a maximis ad minima, greatness knows itself, mightiest powers by deepest calms are fed, minimum decet libere cui multum licet, some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.


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