Definition of Scrap:
Waste that either has no economic value or only the value of its basic material content recoverable through recycling.
Discarded metal for reprocessing.Any waste articles or discarded material, especially that which can be put to another purpose.
Discard or remove from service (a retired, old, or inoperative vehicle, vessel, or machine), especially so as to convert it to scrap metal.
A small piece or amount of something, especially one that is left over after the greater part has been used.
Synonyms of Scrap
Fragment, Piece, Bit, Offcut, Oddment, Snippet, Snip, Tatter, Wisp, Shred, Remnant, Abandon, Abort, Affray, Afterglow, Afterimage, Argue, Argument, Atom, Balance, Barney, Battle, Battle royal, Bicker, Bit, Bite, Bobbery, Bones, Brawl, Broil, Bump heads, Butt, Butt end, Candle ends, Cashier, Cast, Caterwaul, Cease, Chaff, Chip, Chunk, Clamjamfry, Clip, Clipping, Close, Collop, Conclude, Crumb, Culm, Cut, Cutting, Dab, Deadwood, Debris, Determine, Detritus, Disagree, Disagreement, Discard, Discards, Dishwater, Dispense with, Dispose of, Dispute, Dollop, Dot, Draff, Dregs, Drip, Drop, Droplet, Dust, Dustup, End, Fag end, Fall, Fight, Filings, Finish, Finish up, Fleck, Flyspeck, Forget, Forsake, Fossil, Fracas, Fragment, Fray, Garbage, Gash, Get rid of, Give up, Gnat, Gob, Gobbet, Grain, Hassle, Hint, Hogwash, Holdover, Hunk, Husks, Iota, Jettison, Jot, Junk, Knock-down-and-drag-out, Leavings, Lees, Leftovers, Litter, Lock horns, Lumber, Lump, Make a row, Microbe, Microorganism, Midge, Minim, Minutia, Minutiae, Mite, Modicum, Moiety, Molecule, Morceau, Morsel, Mote, Nip, Odds and ends, Offal, Offscourings, Orts, Paring, Parings, Particle, Patch, Pension off, Perorate, Piece, Pinhead, Pinpoint, Point, Potsherds, Quarrel, Raff, Rags, Rasher, Raspings, Refuse, Reject, Rejects, Relics, Remainder, Remains, Remnant, Residue, Residuum, Resolve, Rest, Retire, Rhubarb, Riffraff, Roach, Row, Rubbish, Rubble, Ruckus, Ruction, Ruins, Rump, Rumpus, Run-in, Sawdust, Scintilla, Scoop, Scourings, Scrap iron, Scraps, Scratch, Scuffle, Scum, Set-to, Shadow, Shard, Shards, Shaving, Shavings, Shed, Shindy, Shiver, Shoddy, Shred, Slack, Slag, Slice, Sliver, Slop, Slops, Slough, Smitch, Smithereen, Snack, Snatch, Snick, Snip, Snippet, Spar, Spat, Speck, Splinter, Squabble, Stitch, Stop, Straw, Stubble, Stump, Suggestion, Superannuate, Survival, Sweepings, Swill, Tag, Tares, Tatter, Terminate, Throw away, Throw out, Tiff, Tittle, Trace, Traces, Trash, Truck, Vanishing point, Vestige, Vestiges, Wastage, Waste, Waste matter, Wastepaper, Weeds, Whit, Whoop, Wind up, Wrangle
How to use Scrap in a sentence?
- The decision was made to scrap the entire fleet.
- I scribbled her address on a scrap of paper.
- The scrap metal was put to use as the metal was melted and then formed into a material that could be sold.
- The steamer was eventually sold for scrap.
- You should always get rid of your extra scrap in the correct place so that you do not get charged with illegal dumping.
- The children got a bunch of scrap wood from the construction site to build themselves a tree-fort in their backyard.
Meaning of Scrap & Scrap Definition