scrap

  • 21scrap — [[t]skræ̱p[/t]] scraps, scrapping, scrapped 1) N COUNT: usu N of n A scrap of something is a very small piece or amount of it. A crumpled scrap of paper was found in her handbag. ...a fire fueled by scraps of wood... They need every scrap of… …

    English dictionary

  • 22scrap — scrap1 [skræp] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(paper/cloth)¦ 2¦(old objects)¦ 3¦(food)¦ 4¦(information)¦ 5¦(fight)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1 4; Date: 1300 1400; : Old Norse; Origin: skrap scraps ] [Sense: 5; Date: 1600 1700; Origin: P …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 23scrap — 1 noun 1 PAPER/CLOTH (C) a small piece of paper, cloth etc (+ of): He wrote his address on a scrap of paper and gave it to me. | a quilt made out of scraps of old fabric 2 OLD OBJECTS (U) materials or objects that are no longer used for the… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 24scrap — 1. 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… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 25scrap — I n. waste metal to sell (smt.) for scrap II n. (colloq.) fight to put up a (good) scrap III v. (colloq.) (D; intr.) ( to fight ) to scrap over * * * [skræp] (colloq.) (D; intr.) ( to fight ) to scrap over (colloq.) [ fight ]toputupa (good) scrap …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 26scrap — scrap1 scrappingly, adv. /skrap/, n., adj., v., scrapped, scrapping. n. 1. a small piece or portion; fragment: a scrap of paper. 2. scraps, a. bits or pieces of food, esp. of leftover or discarded food. b. the remains of animal fat after the oil… …

    Universalium

  • 27scrap — I [[t]skræp[/t]] n. adj. v. scrapped, scrap•ping 1) a small piece or portion; fragment 2) scraps a) bits of food, esp. of leftover food b) the remains of animal fat after the oil has been tried out 3) a detached piece of something written or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 28scrap — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse skrap scraps; akin to Old Norse skrapa to scrape Date: 14th century 1. plural fragments of discarded or leftover food 2. a. a small detached piece < a scrap of paper > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 29scrap — I 1. noun 1) a scrap of paper Syn: fragment, piece, bit, snippet, shred; offcut, oddment, remnant 2) there wasn t a scrap of evidence Syn: bit, speck, iota, pa …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 30scrap — [skræp] noun I 1) [C] a small piece of something a scrap of paper[/ex] Every scrap of evidence has to be investigated.[/ex] 2) [U] old metal that can be used again after going through a special process The car was sold for scrap.[/ex] 3) [C]&#8230; …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 31scrap — I. /skræp / (say skrap) noun 1. a small piece or portion; a fragment: scraps of paper. 2. (plural) fragments of food, as those left over after a meal. 3. a detached piece of something written or printed: scraps of poetry. 4. pictures, cuttings,&#8230; …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 32Scrap — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia&#160;: «&#160;Scrap&#160;», sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Scrapbooking est l art de décorer des albums&#8230; …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 33scrap — 1. noun 1) a scrap of paper Syn: fragment, piece, bit, snippet, shred, oddment, remnant 2) there wasn t a scrap of evidence Syn: bit, shred, speck, iota …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 34scrap — Shrap Shrap, Shrape Shrape, n. [Cf. {Scrap}, and {Scrape}.] A place baited with chaff to entice birds. [Written also {scrap}.] [Obs.] Bp. Bedell. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 35scrap — 1. noun /skræp/ a) A (small) leftover piece. I found a scrap of cloth to patch the hole. b) (usually plural) leftover food. Give the scraps to the dogs and watch them fight. See Also: scrap paper, scrapbook, scrapheap …

    Wiktionary

  • 36scrap — I n A fight. He got into a scrap with a motorcycle gang and had his nose bitten off. 1840s II v Cancel. We had to scrap plans to go to the beach when we saw the weather report. 1900s III v To fight. He s a well intended boy but he scraps with the …

    Historical dictionary of American slang

  • 37scrap — Synonyms and related words: 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,&#8230; …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 38scrap — scrap1 noun 1》 a small piece or amount of something, especially one that is left over after the greater part has been used.     ↘(scraps) bits of uneaten food left after a meal. 2》 material, especially metal, discarded for reprocessing. verb&#8230; …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 39scrap — /skræp/ noun 1. material left over after an industrial process, and which still has some value (as opposed to waste, which has no value) ● to sell a ship for scrap 2. pieces of metal to be melted down to make new metal ingots …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 40scrap — fish waste …

    Dictionary of ichthyology