junk heap

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Noun1.junk heap - an accumulation of refuse and discarded matterjunk heap - an accumulation of refuse and discarded matter
dumpsite, garbage dump, rubbish dump, trash dump, wasteyard, waste-yard, dump - a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
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In another junk heap, I spotted a silver quill similar to that presented to Rizal in 1879 for his poem 'A la juventud Filipina' (To the Philippine Youth).
If you're a lover of old guns and just can't stand to see a good gun relegated to the junk heap, you look for what we in the Midwest call "beaters" that can be salvaged.
Their success would mean that we would no longer be able to determine the destiny of our nation, and that the Constitution and Declaration of Independence would be relegated to the junk heap of history.
Many will simply be unable to learn and the new policy will effectively toss them on a human junk heap, in the view of many critics.
Outdated industrial products used to be bound for the junk heap. Today, they are interior design chic.
Rick Dale and his team at Las Vegas-based Rick's Restorations breathe new life into all kinds of battered relics--gas pumps, cars, neon signs, Coke machines, even a grand piano--turning items destined for the junk heap into works of art.
“We can make the difference between a great idea being seen and tried or ending up on the idea junk heap,” proclaims Fyvolent.
At the same time, it refused more opportunities to change the New Hampshire way of life by sending proposals for expanded gambling to the junk heap once and for all.
In the world of the disposable pop divas, Shirley Manson is still on top of the junk heap.
brassieres was laid on a junk heap outside the New York Public Library
Cut to the artist standing at the pinnacle of a giant junk heap, laboriously heaving pieces of scrap down to the bottom, presumably collecting them for one of the assemblages she has been producing since 2008.
The local infrastructure is the world's biggest junk heap, and 22,000 people are dead or missing.