Heaped
Heap Heap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Heaped} (h[=e]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Heaping}.] [AS. he['a]pian.] 1. To collect in great quantity; to amass; to lay up; to accumulate; -- usually with up; as, to heap up treasures. [1913 Webster]

Though he heap up silver as the dust. --Job. xxvii. 16. [1913 Webster]

2. To throw or lay in a heap; to make a heap of; to pile; as, to heap stones; -- often with up; as, to heap up earth; or with on; as, to heap on wood or coal. [1913 Webster]

3. To form or round into a heap, as in measuring; to fill (a measure) more than even full. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • heaped — UK [hiːpt] / US [hɪpt] adjective British 1) a heaped spoon is completely full Add a heaped tablespoon of sugar. 2) filled or covered with a lot of something in a high pile heaped bowls of fruit a plate heaped with spaghetti …   English dictionary

  • heaped — adjective a) In a heap. the heaped dishes waiting to be washed up b) Containing a heap. a heaped teaspoon of sugar …   Wiktionary

  • heaped — adjective heaped teaspoon/tablespoon etc an amount of something that is as much as a spoon can hold: Add heaped teaspoons of sugar …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • heaped — [hiːpt] adj British 1) a heaped spoon is completely full 2) filled or covered with a lot of something in a high pile a plate heaped with spaghetti[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • heaped — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. amassed, collected, stored; see gathered …   English dictionary for students

  • heaped — hɪːp n. pile, mound; special area of memory which is used to store important resources (Computers) v. pile up; fill full …   English contemporary dictionary

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