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scrap·heapalso scrap heap (skrăp′hēp′)
1. A pile or heap of waste material.
2. A place for discarding useless or worthless material.
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1. a pile of discarded material
2. on the scrapheap (of people or things) having outlived their usefulness
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|Noun||1.||scrapheap - an accumulation of refuse and discarded matter|
|2.||scrapheap - pile of discarded metal|
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on the scrapheap discarded, ditched (slang), redundant, written off, jettisoned, put out to grass (informal) Thousands of miners have suddenly found themselves on the scrapheap.
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scrapheapscrap heap [ˈskræphiːp] n
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
scrapheap[ˈskræpˌhiːp] n → ammasso di rottami
to throw on the scrapheap (fig) → mettere nel dimenticatoio
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