- bits or pieces of food, especially of leftover or discarded food.
- the remains of animal fat after the oil has been tried out.
Origin of scrap1
OTHER WORDS FROM scrapscrap·ping·ly, adverb
Other definitions for scrap (2 of 2)
Origin of scrap2
How to use scrap in a sentence
Perhaps in the future, we’ll not haul out not only bottles, cans, and food scraps to the curbside, but also a bucket of a concentrated pee.Your pee could be the golden ticket to a greener world|Ula Chrobak|November 19, 2020|Popular-Science
No one in commercial aviation scraps a bad airplane and just starts over.The Boeing 737 Max faces an even tougher hurdle now: passenger fear|kdunn6|November 19, 2020|Fortune
Among other changes, the IRS barred companies from hiding their free products from search engines and scrapped a years-old prohibition on the IRS creating its own online filing system.
To start, students must conduct an “environmental scan” by holding up everything they might use for their test, including their calculator and any scrap paper, in front of the webcam for three seconds each.Cheating-detection companies made millions during the pandemic. Now students are fighting back.|Drew Harwell|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Holcomb scrapped to the edge, leaving nobody to fill the A gap.Washington football notes: Run-stop struggles, and the future at quarterback|Sam Fortier|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
British Dictionary definitions for scrap (1 of 2)
- waste material or used articles, esp metal, often collected and reprocessed
- (as modifier)scrap iron