Idioms about heap
Origin of heap
OTHER WORDS FROM heapheaper, nounheapy, adjectiveo·ver·heap, verb (used with object)un·heaped, adjective
How to use heap in a sentence
Your toxic beliefs will be thrown into the ash heap of history.Congress members under siege in Capitol tweet their shock and frustration|Danielle Abril|January 6, 2021|Fortune
In contrast to the dizzying heap of connections in real brains, DNNs typically connect different brain areas in a simple chain, from one “layer” to the next.An Existential Crisis in Neuroscience - Issue 94: Evolving|Grigori Guitchounts|December 30, 2020|Nautilus
Just around the corner from the VA hospital where Cline worked, families huddled maskless and gabbed over heaps of pasta at the local Olive Garden.“Those of Us Who Don’t Die Are Going to Quit”: A Crush of Patients, Dwindling Supplies and the Nurse Who Lost Hope|by J. David McSwane|December 30, 2020|ProPublica
Then heap leaves, grasses, palm fronds, or any other vegetation that is available on top.Winter survival shelters you should know how to build|By Tim MacWelch/Outdoor Life|December 21, 2020|Popular-Science
A month later, the name was finally tossed into the trash heap of sports history.Before sports get credit for doing the right thing, remember how long it took to get there|Kevin Blackistone|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
And they said that the blame for managing foreign policy crises can hardly be heaped on the departing secretary.Hagel Takes a Bullet for Obama: Inside the Defense Secretary’s Sudden Firing|Shane Harris, Tim Mak|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A mound of flowers to those killed by real bullets is heaped in a memorial on the road to the parliament.
Most of America cheered and the NFL outwardly heaped on the praise with a glowing public statement.
For a little balance, people can try the Cinnabon Delights – i.e. little donuts heaped with frosting.
One imagines that the latest pope, a Jesuit, is familiar with the centuries of calumny that have been heaped upon his forebears.
Adequate conception of the extent, the variety, the excellence of the works of Art here heaped together is impossible.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
The fire had been heaped over with earth—to screen it from prying eyes, I suppose, while the good work went on.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Broken crocks should be strewn upon the tray, and on to this is heaped peaty soil mixed with sand.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
They soon had a large pile heaped up in the middle of the road which led through the forest.
He was lying, bruised and shaken, among the heaped-up débris of a ruined building.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood