Search Result for "scrap":
1. a small fragment of something broken off from the whole;
- Example: "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
[syn: bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap]
2. worthless material that is to be disposed of;
[syn: rubbish, trash, scrap]
3. a small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used;
- Example: "she jotted it on a scrap of paper"
- Example: "there was not a scrap left"
4. the act of fighting; any contest or struggle;
- Example: "a fight broke out at the hockey game"
- Example: "there was fighting in the streets"
- Example: "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
[syn: fight, fighting, combat, scrap]
1. dispose of (something useless or old);
- Example: "trash these old chairs"
- Example: "junk an old car"
- Example: "scrap your old computer"
[syn: trash, junk, scrap]
2. have a disagreement over something;
- Example: "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"
- Example: "These two fellows are always scrapping over something"
[syn: quarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy, altercate]
3. make into scrap or refuse;
- Example: "scrap the old airplane and sell the parts"
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]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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 Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (17 December 2009):
SCRAP Something written at CSIR, Pretoria, South Africa in the late 1970s. It ran on Interdata and Perkin-Elmer computers and was in use until the late 1980s. [But what was it?] (1994-12-15)Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
235 Moby Thesaurus words for "scrap": 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, caterwaul, cease, chaff, chip, chunk, clamjamfry, clip, clipping, close, collop, conclude, crumb, culm, cut, cutting, dab, deadwood, debris, determine, detritus, disagree, disagreement, discard, discards, dishwater, dispense with, dispose of, dispute, dollop, dot, draff, dregs, drip, drop, droplet, dust, dustup, end, fag end, fall, fight, filings, finish, finish up, fleck, flyspeck, forget, forsake, fossil, fracas, fragment, fray, garbage, gash, get rid of, give up, gnat, gob, gobbet, grain, hassle, hint, hogwash, holdover, hunk, husks, iota, jettison, jot, junk, knock-down-and-drag-out, leavings, lees, leftovers, litter, lock horns, lumber, lump, make a row, microbe, microorganism, midge, minim, minutia, minutiae, mite, modicum, moiety, molecule, morceau, morsel, mote, nip, odds and ends, offal, offscourings, orts, paring, parings, particle, patch, pension off, perorate, piece, pinhead, pinpoint, point, potsherds, quarrel, raff, rags, rasher, raspings, refuse, reject, rejects, relics, remainder, remains, remnant, residue, residuum, resolve, rest, retire, rhubarb, riffraff, roach, row, rubbish, rubble, ruckus, ruction, ruins, rump, rumpus, run-in, sawdust, scintilla, scoop, scourings, scrap iron, scraps, scratch, scuffle, scum, set-to, shadow, shard, shards, shaving, shavings, shed, shindy, shiver, shoddy, shred, slack, slag, slice, sliver, slop, slops, slough, smitch, smithereen, snack, snatch, snick, snip, snippet, spar, spat, speck, splinter, squabble, stitch, stop, straw, stubble, stump, suggestion, superannuate, survival, sweepings, swill, tag, tares, tatter, terminate, throw away, throw out, tiff, tittle, trace, traces, trash, truck, vanishing point, vestige, vestiges, wastage, waste, waste matter, wastepaper, weeds, whit, whoop, wind up, wrangle