Scrap meaning

skrăp
Scrap means to throw away something that is no longer useful.

An example of to scrap is to get rid of a bicycle when it is broken and can no longer be ridden.

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A bit of something written or printed; brief extract.
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To break down into parts for disposal or salvage.

Scrap an old stove.

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To fight, usually with the fists.
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To discard or abandon as useless; cancel.

Scrap a plan.

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In the form of fragments, pieces, odds and ends, or leftovers.
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To make into scrap; break up.
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To get rid of or abandon as useless; discard; junk.
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A fight or scuffle.
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A small piece; bit; fragment; shred.
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Used and discarded.
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A fight or quarrel.
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To fight or quarrel.
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A (small) piece; a fragment; a detached, incomplete portion.

I found a scrap of cloth to patch the hole.

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(usually in the plural) Leftover food.

Give the scraps to the dogs and watch them fight.

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Discarded material (especially metal), junk.

That car isn't good for anything but scrap.

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(ethnic slur, offensive) A Hispanic criminal, especially a Mexican or one affiliated to the Norte gang.
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The crisp substance that remains after drying out animal fat.

Pork scraps.

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(of a project or plan) To stop working on indefinitely.
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(intransitive) To scrapbook; to create scrapbooks.
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To dispose of at a scrapyard.
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To make into scrap.
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We got in a little scrap over who should pay the bill.

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The definition of scrap is something that is in small pieces or leftovers that were discarded.

An example of scrap is the type of metal at a recycling yard.

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Scrap is defined as a small amount of something, often left from something larger.

An example of a scrap is tiny bit of paper.

An example of a scrap is leftover food given to a dog.

An example of a scrap is a piece of metal not needed when fixing a car.

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A small piece or bit; a fragment.
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Leftover bits of food.
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Discarded waste material, especially metal suitable for reprocessing.
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Crisp pieces of rendered animal fat; cracklings.
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Origin of scrap

  • Middle English from Old Norse skrap trifles, pieces sker-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Perhaps variant of scrape

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English scrappe, from Old Norse skrap, from skrapa (“to scrape, scratch").

    From Wiktionary

  • Unknown

    From Wiktionary