Scrap is defined as a small amount of something, often left from something larger.(noun)
The definition of scrap is something that is in small pieces or leftovers that were discarded.(adjective)
An example of scrap is the type of metal at a recycling yard.
Scrap means to throw away something that is no longer useful.(verb)
An example of to scrap is to get rid of a bicycle when it is broken and can no longer be ridden.
See scrap in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME scrappe < ON skrap, scraps, trifles < skrapa, to scrape
See scrap in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old Norse skrap, trifles, pieces; see sker-1 in Indo-European roots.
intransitive verb scrapped scrapped, scrap·ping, scraps
Origin: Perhaps variant of scrape.
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