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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 could then use both hands, and had soon heaped into the car more than five hundred pounds of stones, which enabled both the doctor and Kennedy, in their turn, to get out.
Upon getting back to the car, he found it burdened with the quartz-blocks that Joe's greed had heaped in it.
The natives were hurrying about hither and thither, engaged in various duties, some lugging off to the stream enormous hollow bamboos, for the purpose of filling them with water; others chasing furious-looking hogs through the bushes, in their endeavours to capture them; and numbers employed in kneading great mountains of poee-poee heaped up in huge wooden vessels.