- bits or pieces of food, especially of leftover or discarded food.
- the remains of animal fat after the oil has been tried out.
verb (used with object), scrapped, scrap·ping.
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Origin of scrap1
OTHER WORDS FROM scrapscrap·ping·ly, adverb
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Definition for scrap (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), scrapped, scrap·ping.
Origin of scrap2
Example sentences from the Web for scrap
To make matters worse, HSBC sparked anger in Hong Kong earlier this year, alienating some of its most loyal investors, after scrapping its dividend in response to the pandemic.
It was at that moment that I scrapped the recipe I had written for a standing mixer, and rewrote it to work by hand.Making homemade ramen noodles is surprisingly challenging and totally worth it|By Catherine Tillman Whalen/Saveur|September 11, 2020|Popular Science
From 2011 to 2019, less than one-third of postseason scraps occurred in the first 15 minutes, while 56 percent happened in the final period.
Of the 11 postseason scraps, eight occurred in the opening period.
Some organizations diverted more resources to their performance marketing campaigns, leaving their brand marketing efforts with the scraps.Replay: Live with Search Engine Land season wrap-up—COVID and marketing disruption|George Nguyen|August 24, 2020|Search Engine Land
British Dictionary definitions for scrap (1 of 2)
- waste material or used articles, esp metal, often collected and reprocessed
- (as modifier)scrap iron