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heap

 (hēp)
n.
1. A group of things placed or thrown, one on top of the other: a heap of dirty rags lying in the corner.
2. often heaps Informal A great deal; a lot: We have heaps of homework tonight.
3. Slang An old or run-down car.
tr.v. heaped, heap·ing, heaps
1. To put or throw in a pile: heaped the clothes on the bed.
2. To fill completely or to overflowing: heap a plate with vegetables.
3. To bestow in abundance or lavishly: heaped praise on the rescuers.

[Middle English, from Old English hēap.]
Synonyms: heap, mound, pile1, stack
These nouns denote a group or collection of things lying one on top of the other: a heap of old newspapers; a mound of boulders; a pile of boxes; a stack of firewood.

heaped

(hiːpt)
adj
(Cookery) having a surface that rises above the level of the edge of a container, esp a spoon
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heaped

adjective piled high, covered, loaded, overspread The large desk was heaped with papers.
Translations
مُكَوَّم، مكَدَّس، مَليء
vrchovatý
toppet
púpozott
hrúgaîur
vrchovatý
ağzına kadar dolutepeleme dolu

heaped

[ˈhiːpt] adj

Add one heaped tablespoon of salt → Ajouter une grosse cuillerée à soupe de sel.
to be heaped with sth (= piled) [flat surface] → être recouvert(e) d'une montagne de qch; [dish, bowl, plate] → être rempli(e) d'une montagne de qch

heap

(hiːp) noun
1. a large amount or a large number, in a pile. a heap of sand/apples.
2. (usually in plural with of) many, much or plenty. We've got heaps of time; I've done that heaps of times.
verb
1. to put, throw etc in a heap. I'll heap these stones (up) in a corner of the garden.
2. to fill or cover with a heap. He heaped his plate with vegetables; He heaped insults on his opponent.
heaped adjective
having enough (of something) on it to form a heap. A heaped spoonful of sugar.
References in classic literature ?
He'd have no end of honors heaped on him, and I suppose his hat wouldn't come within three sizes of fitting him.
We were glad to go in and get warm by his kitchen stove and to see his squashes and Christmas melons, heaped in the storeroom for winter.
Munro at length bitterly exclaimed; "he has brought dishonor to the door of one where disgrace was never before known to dwell, and shame has he heaped heavily on my gray hairs.
On either side of the door two pathetic-looking, convent-like cots, covered with spotless sheeting, and heaped up in the middle, like a snow-covered grave, had attracted their attention.
Requesting Phoebe to roast some coffee,--which she casually observed was the real Mocha, and so long kept that each of the small berries ought to be worth its weight in gold,--the maiden lady heaped fuel into the vast receptacle of the ancient fireplace in such quantity as soon to drive the lingering dusk out of the kitchen.