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scrap 1

 (skrăp)
n.
1. A small piece or bit; a fragment.
2. scraps Leftover bits of food.
3. Discarded waste material, especially metal suitable for reprocessing.
4. scraps Crisp pieces of rendered animal fat; cracklings.
tr.v. scrapped, scrap·ping, scraps
1. To break down into parts for disposal or salvage: scrap an old stove.
2. To discard or abandon as useless; cancel: scrap a plan.

[Middle English, from Old Norse skrap, trifles, pieces; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

scrap 2

 (skrăp)
intr.v. scrapped, scrap·ping, scraps
To fight, usually with the fists.
n.
A fight or scuffle. See Synonyms at brawl.

[Perhaps variant of scrape.]

scrap′per n.

scrap

(skræp)
n
1. a small piece of something larger; fragment
2. an extract from something written
3. (Metallurgy)
a. waste material or used articles, esp metal, often collected and reprocessed
b. (as modifier): scrap iron.
4. (plural) pieces of discarded food
vb (tr) , scraps, scrapping or scrapped
5. to make into scrap
6. to discard as useless
[C14: from Old Norse skrap; see scrape]

scrap

(skræp)
n
a fight or argument
vb, scraps, scrapping or scrapped
(intr) to quarrel or fight
[C17: perhaps from scrape]

scrap1

(skræp)

n., adj., v. scrapped, scrap•ping. n.
1. a small piece or portion; fragment.
2. scraps,
a. bits of food, esp. of leftover food.
b. the remains of animal fat after the oil has been tried out.
3. a detached piece of something written or printed: scraps of poetry.
4. discarded or leftover material that can be reused in some way, as metal that can be melted and reworked.
adj.
5. consisting of scraps or scrap.
6. discarded or left over.
v.t.
7. to make into scrap; break up.
8. to discard as useless or worthless.
[1350–1400; Middle English scrappe (n.) < Old Norse skrap, derivative of skrapa to scrape]

scrap2

(skræp)

n., v. scrapped, scrap•ping. Informal. n.
1. a fight or quarrel.
v.i.
2. to engage in a fight or quarrel.
[1670–80]

scrap

  • mammock - A scrap, shred, or piece that is torn or broken off.
  • riffraff - Rif/riff, "spoil, strip," and raf, "carry off," combined as rif et raf in French, then went to English as riff and raff, "everything, every scrap," and then riffraff.
  • scrip - Can be a scrap of paper with writing on it.
  • tatter - A scrap of cloth, from Old Norse totrar, "rags"; often used as tatters.

Scrap(s)

 a bit or fragment.
Examples: scrap of a thunderous epic, 1847; of evidence, 1868; of knowledge, 1879; of learning; of news; of paper, 1726; of supper, 1761; of time, 1767; of other folks’ wit, 1700.

scrap


Past participle: scrapped
Gerund: scrapping

Imperative
scrap
scrap
Present
I scrap
you scrap
he/she/it scraps
we scrap
you scrap
they scrap
Preterite
I scrapped
you scrapped
he/she/it scrapped
we scrapped
you scrapped
they scrapped
Present Continuous
I am scrapping
you are scrapping
he/she/it is scrapping
we are scrapping
you are scrapping
they are scrapping
Present Perfect
I have scrapped
you have scrapped
he/she/it has scrapped
we have scrapped
you have scrapped
they have scrapped
Past Continuous
I was scrapping
you were scrapping
he/she/it was scrapping
we were scrapping
you were scrapping
they were scrapping
Past Perfect
I had scrapped
you had scrapped
he/she/it had scrapped
we had scrapped
you had scrapped
they had scrapped
Future
I will scrap
you will scrap
he/she/it will scrap
we will scrap
you will scrap
they will scrap
Future Perfect
I will have scrapped
you will have scrapped
he/she/it will have scrapped
we will have scrapped
you will have scrapped
they will have scrapped
Future Continuous
I will be scrapping
you will be scrapping
he/she/it will be scrapping
we will be scrapping
you will be scrapping
they will be scrapping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been scrapping
you have been scrapping
he/she/it has been scrapping
we have been scrapping
you have been scrapping
they have been scrapping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been scrapping
you will have been scrapping
he/she/it will have been scrapping
we will have been scrapping
you will have been scrapping
they will have been scrapping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been scrapping
you had been scrapping
he/she/it had been scrapping
we had been scrapping
you had been scrapping
they had been scrapping
Conditional
I would scrap
you would scrap
he/she/it would scrap
we would scrap
you would scrap
they would scrap
Past Conditional
I would have scrapped
you would have scrapped
he/she/it would have scrapped
we would have scrapped
you would have scrapped
they would have scrapped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scrap - a small fragment of something broken off from the wholescrap - a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
fragment - a piece broken off or cut off of something else; "a fragment of rock"
matchwood - fragments of wood; "it was smashed into matchwood"
exfoliation, scurf, scale - a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin
scurf - (botany) a covering that resembles scales or bran that covers some plant parts
sliver, splinter - a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal; "he got a splinter in his finger"; "it broke into slivers"
2.scrap - worthless material that is to be disposed ofscrap - worthless material that is to be disposed of
waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product - any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"
scrap metal - discarded metal suitable for reprocessing; "he finally sold the car for scrap metal"
debris, detritus, junk, rubble, dust - the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
litter - rubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)
3.scrap - a small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used; "she jotted it on a scrap of paper"; "there was not a scrap left"
piece - a separate part of a whole; "an important piece of the evidence"
4.scrap - the act of fightingscrap - the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
gunfight, gunplay, shootout - a fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frighten
conflict, struggle, battle - an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"
encounter, skirmish, clash, brush - a minor short-term fight
close-quarter fighting - hand-to-hand fighting at close quarters
dogfight - a violent fight between dogs (sometimes organized illegally for entertainment and gambling)
fencing - the art or sport of fighting with swords (especially the use of foils or epees or sabres to score points under a set of rules)
in-fighting - conflict between members of the same organization (usually concealed from outsiders)
set-to - a brief but vigorous fight
shock, impact - the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat; "the armies met in the shock of battle"
rough-and-tumble, scuffle, tussle, dogfight, hassle - disorderly fighting
affaire d'honneur, duel - a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
fistfight, fisticuffs, slugfest - a fight with bare fists
battering, banging - the act of subjecting to strong attack
beating, whipping - the act of overcoming or outdoing
fray, affray, ruffle, disturbance - a noisy fight
free-for-all, brawl - a noisy fight in a crowd
cut-and-thrust, knife fight, snickersnee - fighting with knives
gang fight, rumble - a fight between rival gangs of adolescents
single combat - a fight between two people; "in all armies there were officers who needed to prove their bravery by single combat"
Verb1.scrap - dispose of (something useless or old)scrap - dispose of (something useless or old); "trash these old chairs"; "junk an old car"; "scrap your old computer"
chuck out, discard, cast aside, cast away, throw away, toss away, toss out, put away, throw out, cast out, dispose, fling, toss - throw or cast away; "Put away your worries"
2.scrap - have a disagreement over somethingscrap - have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These two fellows are always scrapping over something"
argue, contend, debate, fence - have an argument about something
brawl, wrangle - to quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively; "The bar keeper threw them out, but they continued to wrangle on down the street"
spat - engage in a brief and petty quarrel
polemicise, polemicize, polemise, polemize - engage in a controversy; "The two historians polemicized for years"
fall out - have a breach in relations; "We fell out over a trivial question"
3.scrap - make into scrap or refuse; "scrap the old airplane and sell the parts"
convert - change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"

scrap

1
noun
2. waste, refuse, rubbish, junk, litter, debris, garbage, trash, detritus, off cuts cut up for scrap
plural noun
1. leftovers, remains, bits, slops, dregs, scrapings, leavings, uneaten food, scourings children foraging for scraps of food
verb
1. get rid of, drop, abandon, shed, break up, ditch (slang), junk (informal), chuck (informal), discard, write off, demolish, trash (slang), dispense with, jettison, toss out, throw on the scrapheap, throw away or out We should scrap nuclear and chemical weapons.
get rid of bring back, reinstate, re-establish, return, recall, restore, reinstall

scrap

2 (Informal)
noun
1. fight, battle, row, argument, dispute, set-to (informal), disagreement, quarrel, brawl, squabble, wrangle, scuffle, tiff, turf war (informal), dust-up (informal), shindig (informal), scrimmage, shindy (informal), bagarre (French) He has never been one to avoid a scrap.
verb
1. fight, argue, row, fall out (informal), barney (informal), squabble, spar, wrangle, bicker, have words, come to blows, have a shouting match (informal) They are always scrapping.

scrap 1

noun
2. Residual matter:
butt, end, fragment, ort (often used in plural), shard, stub.
verb
To let go or get rid of as being useless or defective, for example:
Informal: chuck, jettison, shuck (off).
Slang: ditch.

scrap 2

noun
A physical conflict involving two or more:
Slang: rumble.
Translations
شِجار، مُشاجَرَهعِرَاكفَضَلات الطَّعامقُصاصَة وَرَققِطْعَةٌ صَغِيرَة
šrotútržekvyřaditkousekopustit
stumpskrotteslagsmålslåskassere
heittää roskiinpalanenriita
komadićotkazatisvađa
átökbrotajárnhenda; hætta viîleifarslást
けんか小片廃棄する
싸움조각폐기하다
aizsviestatliekasatteikties nocīniņšgabaliņš
odpísaťšrotšrotový
koščekostankistaro železo
bitgrälgräla
เศษชิ้นเล็กชิ้นน้อยการต่อสู้ยกเลิก
atmakparçakavgakavga etmekyapıştırılacak şey
cuộc cãi lộnhủy bỏmảnh nhỏ

scrap

1 [skræp]
A. N
1. (= small piece) → pedacito m; [of newspaper] → recorte m; [of material] → retal m, retazo m (fig) → pizca f
it's a scrap of comfortes una migaja de consolación
a scrap of conversationun fragmento de conversación
a few scraps of newsunos fragmentos de noticias
there is not a scrap of truth in itno hay ni un ápice de verdad en eso, no tiene nada de cierto
not a scrap of proofni la más mínima prueba
not a scrap of usesin utilidad alguna
not a scrap!¡ni pizca!, ¡en absoluto!
a scrap of paperun trocito de papel
2. scraps (= leftovers) → restos mpl, sobras fpl
the dog feeds on scrapsel perro come de las sobras de la mesa
3. (also scrap metal) → chatarra f, desecho m de hierro
what is it worth as scrap?¿cuánto vale como chatarra?
to sell a ship for scrapvender un barco como chatarra
B. VT [+ car, ship etc] → chatarrear, convertir en chatarra; [+ old equipment etc] → tirar; [+ idea, plan etc] → desechar, descartar
we had to scrap that ideatuvimos que descartar or desechar esa idea
in the end the plan was scrappedal final se desechó or se descartó el plan
C. CPD scrap dealer Nchatarrero/a m/f
scrap heap Nmontón m de desechos
this is for the scrap heapesto es para tirar
to throw sth on the scrap heap (fig) → desechar or descartar algo
I was thrown on the scrap heap at the age of 50me dieron la patada cuando tenía 50 años
workers are being thrown on the scrap heaplos obreros van al basurero
to be on the scrap heap [person] → no tener nada a que agarrarse
he ended up on the scrap heapse quedó sin nada a que agarrarse
scrap iron Nchatarra f, hierro m viejo
scrap merchant Nchatarrero/a m/f
scrap metal Nchatarra f
scrap paper Npedazos mpl de papel suelto (que se utilizan para borrador)
scrap value Nvalor m como chatarra
its scrap value is £30como chatarra vale 30 libras
scrap yard Nchatarrería f; (for cars) → cementerio m de coches

scrap

2 [skræp]
A. N (= fight) → riña f, pelea f
there was a scrap outside the pubhubo una riña or pelea a la salida del pub
to get into or have a scrap with sbreñir or pelearse con algn
B. VIreñir, pelearse (with sb con algn) they were scrapping in the streetse estaban peleando en la calle

scrap

[ˈskræp]
n
(= small piece) [paper, material, meat] → bout m
a scrap of paper → un bout de papier
[information, data, news, conversation] → bribe f
They needed every scrap of help they could get
BUT Ils avaient besoin de toute l'aide qu'ils pourraient trouver.
There's not a scrap of evidence
BUT Il n'y a pas l'ombre d'une preuve.
It wouldn't make a scrap of difference
BUT Cela ne ferait pas la moindre différence.
(also scrap iron) → ferraille f
to sell sth for scrap → vendre qch à la casse
(= fight) → bagarre f
to have a scrap with sb → se bagarrer avec qn
vt
[+ car, ship, equipment] → mettre à la casse
[+ plan, project, idea, law, deal] → abandonner
In the end the plan was scrapped → Finalement le projet a été abandonné. scraps
npl (= leftover food) → restes mpl

scrap

:
scrapbook
nSammelalbum nt
scrap car
nAltauto nt, → Schrottauto nt
scrap dealer
nAltwarenhändler(in) m(f); (in metal) → Schrotthändler(in), Altmetallhändler(in) m(f)

scrap

:
scrap iron
nAlteisen nt
scrap merchant
nSchrotthändler(in) m(f)
scrap metal
nSchrott m, → Altmetall nt

scrap

1
n
(= small piece)Stückchen nt; (fig)bisschen no pl; (of papers, conversation, news)Fetzen m; (of truth)Fünkchen nt, → Spur f; (of poetry)Fragment nt; there isn’t a scrap of food in the housees ist überhaupt nichts zu essen or kein Bissen zu essen im Haus; his few scraps of Germanseine paar Brocken Deutsch; his few scraps of knowledgedas bisschen Wissen, das er hat; a few scraps of informationein paar magere Auskünfte; it’s a scrap of comfortes ist wenigstens ein kleiner Trost; not a scrap!nicht die Spur!; not a scrap of evidencenicht der geringste Beweis; he was not a scrap of helper war überhaupt keine Hilfe, er war nicht die geringste Hilfe
(usu pl: = leftover) → Rest m
(= waste material)Altmaterial nt, → Altwaren pl; (= metal)Schrott m; (= paper)Altpapier nt; these bits are scrapdiese Sachen werden nicht mehr gebraucht; are these notes scrap?können die Notizen weggeworfen werden?; to sell a ship for scrapein Schiff als Schrott or zum Verschrotten verkaufen; what is your car worth as scrap?wie hoch ist der Schrottwert Ihres Autos?
vt car, ship etcverschrotten; furniture, clothesausrangieren; idea, plan etcfallen lassen; piece of workwegwerfen; scrap that (inf: = forget it) → vergiss es!

scrap

2 (inf)
nBalgerei f; (verbal) → Streiterei f; to get into or have a scrap with somebodymit jdm in die Wolle geraten (inf)
visich balgen; (verbal) → sich streiten

scrap

1 [skræp]
1. n
a. (small piece) → pezzo, pezzetto (fig) (of truth) → briciolo
a scrap of conversation → un frammento di conversazione
there's not a scrap of proof → non c'è la benché minima prova
it's not a scrap of use → non serve a un bel niente
b. scraps npl (left-overs) → avanzi mpl
c. (iron, gold) → scarti mpl
to sell sth for scrap → vendere qc come rottame
2. vt (gen) → buttar via; (ship, car) → demolire; (fig, plan) → scartare

scrap

2 [skræp] (fam)
1. n (fight) → bisticcio, zuffa
2. vi to scrap (with sb)bisticciare or azzuffarsi (con qn)

scrap1

(skrӕp) noun
1. a small piece or fragment. a scrap of paper.
2. (usually in plural) a piece of food left over after a meal. They gave the scraps to the dog.
3. waste articles that are only valuable for the material they contain. The old car was sold as scrap; (also adjective) scrap metal.
4. a picture etc for sticking into a scrapbook.
verbpast tense, past participle scrapped
to discard. They scapped the old television set; She decided to scrap the whole plan.
ˈscrappy adjective
made up of bits and pieces. a scrappy meal.
ˈscrappily adverb
ˈscrappiness noun
ˈscrapbook noun
a book with blank pages on which to stick pictures etc. The actor kept a scrapbook of newspaper cuttings about his career.
scrap heap
a heap of waste material, unwanted objects etc.

scrap2

(skrӕp) noun
a fight. He tore his jacket in a scrap with another boy.
verbpast tense, past participle scrapped
to fight. The dogs were scrapping over a bone.

scrap

عِرَاك, قِطْعَةٌ صَغِيرَة, يُلْغي hádka, kousek, vyřadit klammeri, skrotte, stump Schrott, Stückchen, verschrotten αχρηστεύω, κομματάκι, τσακωμός bronca, desguazar, pedazo heittää roskiin, palanen, riita bagarre, bout, jeter komadić, otkazati, svađa demolire, litigio, pezzetto けんか, 小片, 廃棄する 싸움, 조각, 폐기하다 annuleren, ruzie, stukje bit, sammenstøt, skrote bójka, drobina, przeznaczyć na złom cancelar, pedacinho, pedaço, rixa выбрасывать, кусок, перебранка bit, gräl, gräla เศษชิ้นเล็กชิ้นน้อย, การต่อสู้, ยกเลิก atmak, kavga, parça cuộc cãi lộn, hủy bỏ, mảnh nhỏ 争吵, 废弃, 碎屑
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As she gave a dainty scrap or two to the doggie, she talked intimately to him about Etienne and Raoul.
said Aunt Chloe, pausing while she was greasing a griddle with a scrap of bacon on her fork, and regarding young Master George with pride.
Thorndike, isn't that Plug you're riding an assert of the scrap you and Buffalo Bill had with the late Blake Haskins and his pal a few months back?
She was standing a few feet from a young apple-tree and the robin had flown on to one of its branches and had burst out into a scrap of a song.
I carry about me, not a scrap of writing openly referring to it.
And therefore, uncle, though it has never put a scrap of gold or silver in my pocket, I believe that it has done me good, and will do me good; and I say, God bless it
there is really not a scrap of anything in the larder.
But Estella is a different case, and if you can ever undo any scrap of what you have done amiss in keeping a part of her right nature away from her, it will be better to do that, than to bemoan the past through a hundred years.
Ay,'' said the Knight, ``to gnaw the bowels of our nobles with usury, and to gull women and boys with gauds and toys I warrant thee store of shekels in thy Jewish scrap.
I cannot employ you without a character," said Miss Wilson, amused by his scrap of Euclid, and wondering where he had picked it up.
When he did awake he felt very hungry and turned to eat his bread, but his brothers cried out, 'You ate your loaf in your sleep, you glutton, and you may starve as long as you like, but you won't get a scrap of ours.
Sancho ate without requiring to be pressed, and in the dark bolted mouthfuls like the knots on a tether, and said he, "You are a proper trusty squire, one of the right sort, sumptuous and grand, as this banquet shows, which, if it has not come here by magic art, at any rate has the look of it; not like me, unlucky beggar, that have nothing more in my alforjas than a scrap of cheese, so hard that one might brain a giant with it, and, to keep it company, a few dozen carobs and as many more filberts and walnuts; thanks to the austerity of my master, and the idea he has and the rule he follows, that knights-errant must not live or sustain themselves on anything except dried fruits and the herbs of the field.