verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for heap
Origin of heap
OTHER WORDS FROM heapheaper, nounheapy, adjectiveo·ver·heap, verb (used with object)un·heaped, adjective
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How to use heap in a sentence
User error accounts for the majority of gear failure in the field, so learning how your tent or bedding sets up before you leave home can save you heaps of time and stress when you’re depending on it.
It’s notably lacking in the generous heaps of grated fresh ginger I know Sammy adds to his blend, but still, it’s excellent.Until I Can Go Back to My Favorite Restaurant, This Jerk Paste Is the Next Best Thing|Elazar Sontag|September 25, 2020|Eater
Where this has proved impossible, we’ve outsourced the process using barrels, jars, compost heaps, and industrial fermenters.The Fungal Evangelist Who Would Save the Bees - Issue 90: Something Green|Merlin Sheldrake|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
These include human bones, ancient buildings, ancient trash heaps and more.
Another plus is that busy microbes in a compost heap put out a lot of heat.Greener than burial? Turning human bodies into worm food|Laura Sanders|April 3, 2020|Science News For Students
The problem runs far deeper, to an absurdly narrow legal definition of ‘corruption’ that throws democracy on the trash heap.Undo Citizens United? We’d Only Scratch the Surface|Jedediah Purdy|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Since then, Abilify has risen from the fifth-most-prescribed drug to the top of the heap.Mother’s Little Anti-Psychotic Is Worth $6.9 Billion A Year|Jay Michaelson|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And Ebola, in turn, has returned to the top of the local talking-points heap.
He snatched up the thrown chair and crashed it down onto the head of a charging older black man, who crumpled into a heap.
This regrettable action will, of course, ignite a racial gang war, leaving a heap of bodies in its wake.Inside 'Sons of Anarchy's' Final Season: Creator Kurt Sutter on the Most Brutal Season Yet|Annaliza Savage|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But here at Fort Walsh we're among a class of people that are a heap different from Texas cow-punchers.
At this point Harry entered and stood afar off, eying Punch, a disheveled heap in the corner of the room, with disgust.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
If they'd been white men I would probably have been curled in a neat heap within two hundred yards.
You'll be a heap more sane when you get that old, wild-west notion, that every man should be a law unto himself, out of your head.
He gathered the heap and flung it into a corner, then caught up his hat and struck out for the loneliest part of the ranch.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton