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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. iron to be melted again and reworked;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scrap \Scrap\ (skr[a^]p), n. [OE. scrappe, fr. Icel. skrap trifle, cracking. See Scrape, v. t.] 1. Something scraped off; hence, a small piece; a bit; a fragment; a detached, incomplete portion. [1913 Webster] I have no materials -- not a scrap. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically, a fragment of something written or printed; a brief excerpt; an unconnected extract. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. The crisp substance that remains after drying out animal fat; as, pork scraps. [1913 Webster] 4. pl. Same as Scrap iron, below. [1913 Webster] [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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

scrap iron n 1: iron to be melted again and reworked
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

41 Moby Thesaurus words for "scrap iron": bones, chaff, culm, deadwood, dishwater, draff, dregs, dust, filings, garbage, gash, hogwash, husks, leavings, lees, offal, offscourings, orts, parings, potsherds, rags, raspings, refuse, scourings, scraps, scum, shards, shavings, slack, slag, slop, slops, stubble, sweepings, swill, tares, wastage, waste, waste matter, wastepaper, weeds