HyperDic: scrap

English > 7 senses of the word scrap:
NOUNobjectscrap, bit, chip, flake, flecka small fragment of something broken ... / broken off from the whole
substancescrap, rubbish, trashworthless material that is to be disposed of
artifactscrapa small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used
actscrap, fight, fighting, combatthe act of fighting
VERBpossessionscrap, trash, junkdispose of (something useless or old)
communicationscrap, quarrel, dispute, argufy, altercatehave a disagreement over something
changescrapmake into scrap or refuse
scrap > pronunciation
Rhymesbackslap ... zap: 45 rhymes with aep...
English > scrap: 7 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA small fragment of something broken ... / broken off from the whole.
Synonymsbit, chip, flake, fleck
Narrowermatchwoodfragments of wood
scale, scurf, exfoliationA 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
splinter, sliverA small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal
BroaderfragmentA piece broken ... / broken off or cut ... / cut off of something else
Spanishátomo, brizna, copo, fragmento, jirón, miaja, migaja, parte, pedazo, pizca, retazo, triza, trocito
Catalanàtom, bocí, gota, mica, miqueta, tros, trosset
English > scrap: 7 senses > noun 2, substance
Meaningworthless material that is to be disposed of.
Synonymsrubbish, trash
Narrowerdebris, dust, junk, rubble, detritusThe remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
litterrubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)
scrap metaldiscarded metal suitable for reprocessing
Broaderwaste, waste material, waste matter, waste productAny materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
Spanishbarreduras, basura, chatarra
Catalanbrutícia, escombraries
Verbsscrapdispose of (something useless or old)
English > scrap: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA 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"
BroaderpieceA separate part of a whole
English > scrap: 7 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of fighting; any contest or struggle.
Example "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
Synonymsfight, fighting, combat
PartsblowA powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
Narroweraffray, disturbance, fray, ruffleA noisy fight
battering, bangingThe act of subjecting to strong attack
beating, whippingThe act of overcoming or outdoing
brawl, free-for-allA noisy fight in a crowd
brush, clash, encounter, skirmishA minor short-term fight
close-quarter fightinghand-to-hand fighting at close quarters
dogfightA violent fight between dogs (sometimes organized illegally for entertainment and gambling)
duel, affaire d'honneurA prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor
fencingThe art or sport of fighting with swords (especially the use of foils or epees or sabres to score points under a set of rules)
fistfight, fisticuffs, slugfestA fight with bare fists
gunfight, gunplay, shootoutA fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frighten
hassle, scuffle, tussle, dogfight, rough-and-tumbledisorderly fighting
in-fightingconflict / conflict / conflict between members of the same organization (usually concealed from outsiders)
knife fight, snickersnee, cut-and-thrustfighting with knives
rumble, gang fightA fight between rival gangs of adolescents
set-toA brief but vigorous fight
shock, impactThe violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat
single combatA fight between two people
Broaderconflict, struggle, battleAn open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
Spanishacción, batalla, brega, combate, lucha, pelea
Catalanbaralla, batalla, brega, combat, lluita
Adjectivesscrappyfull of fighting spirit
Verbsscraphave a disagreement over something
English > scrap: 7 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningdispose of (something useless or old).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "scrap your old computer"
Synonymstrash, junk
Broaderdiscard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put awaythrow or cast away
Nounsscrapworthless material that is to be disposed of
English > scrap: 7 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningHave a disagreement over something.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example "These two fellows are always scrapping over something"
Synonymsquarrel, dispute, argufy, altercate
Narrowerbrawl, wrangleTo quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively
fall outHave a breach in relations / relations
polemize, polemise, polemicize, polemiciseEngage in a controversy
spatEngage in a brief and petty quarrel
Broaderargue, contend, debate, fenceHave an argument about something
Spanishaltercar, discutirse, disputar, pelearse
Catalanbarallar-se, discutir-se, discutir, disputar
Nounsscrapthe act of fighting
scrappersomeone who fights (or is fighting)
English > scrap: 7 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake into scrap or refuse.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"scrap the old airplane and sell the parts"
Broaderconvertchange the nature, purpose, or function of something
Spanishdesechar, desguazar

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