dustheap

dustheap

(ˈdʌstˌhiːp)
n
1. a refuse heap
2. the dustheap obscurity or oblivion
Translations

dustheap

[ˈdʌsthiːp] Nbasurero m
References in classic literature ?
She and her husband had worked too, and had brought their simple faith and honour clean out of dustheaps.
Still, if it were not written rather faster than the fastest type-writing, if I stopped and took thought, it would never be written at all; and the advantage of the method is that it sweeps up accidentally several stray matters which I should exclude if I hesitated, but which are the diamonds of the dustheap.
But, even though the architecture of white life hasn't substantially changed, they're now more likely to be arguing in favor of reclaiming aspects of it from the moral dustheap.
Yet now a generation of resource biologists, inspired by the thin milk of Daniel Botkin's theorizing, are promoting what they think is a new paradigm that relegates the concept of climax to the dustheap of ideas.
Isn't it just some patriarchal old institution, ready for the dustheap of sexism and oppression?
SEAMON merely consigns literary Darwinism to the dustheap of failed theoretical efforts prompted by a misguided scientism.
Busting your balls For one long, bloodcurdling scream, Out of the dustheap At my feet.
The heavy inferential vocabulary through which conclusions are presented, of which the words I cited above are but a small representation, suggests that, like a good empiricist, Austen looks on sense impressions as a mere dustheap of raw data, out of which reality must be conceptually constructed, much like those puzzles we find in newspapers made up of individual dots that can only produce a picture if we draw connecting lines from one number to the next.
Giles has had his nose rubbed in the media dustheap so regularly that he says he considered opting out of international cricket, with all its financial rewards, at the age of 31.
That makes them a critical cog in how capital gets allocated, which business plans get green-lighted, and which ones hit the dustheap.
In one bold move, the nuclear-apartheid argument announces the place of nuclear weaponry as the arbiter of global power and status, and how its inaccessibility or unavailability to a racialized Third World relegates it forever to the dustheap of history.
Thus, scholars have condemned American workers to the dustheap of capitalism because they voted with their stomachs and enrolled overwhelmingly in the AFL.