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 scrap scrap

noun

  • () a small fragment of something broken off from the whole  ( flake, chip, fleck, scrap, bit )
    a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
     a bit of rock caught him in the eye
    a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • the act of fighting; any contest or struggle  ( scrap, combat, fight, fighting )
    the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
     a fight broke out at the hockey game
    a fight broke out at the hockey game
     there was fighting in the streets
    there was fighting in the streets
     the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap
    the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap
  • a small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used  ( scrap )
    a small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used
     she jotted it on a scrap of paper
    she jotted it on a scrap of paper
     there was not a scrap left
    there was not a scrap left
  • worthless material that is to be disposed of  ( scrap, trash, rubbish )
    worthless material that is to be disposed of
  • verb

  • () dispose of (something useless or old)  ( trash, junk, scrap )
    dispose of (something useless or old)
     trash these old chairs
    trash these old chairs
     junk an old car
    junk an old car
     scrap your old computer
    scrap your old computer
  • make into scrap or refuse  ( scrap )
    make into scrap or refuse
     scrap the old airplane and sell the parts
    scrap the old airplane and sell the parts
  • have a disagreement over something  ( altercate, argufy, scrap, dispute, quarrel )
    have a disagreement over something
     We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America
    We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America
     These two fellows are always scrapping over something
    These two fellows are always scrapping over something