Definition of scrap dealer in English:

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scrap dealer

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(British also scrap merchant)


A person who deals in scrap metal or other waste articles.
Example sentences
  • The aluminium parts of the traffic signals are a favourite of thieves, who sell them to scrap dealers.
  • Later, they sold off the vehicle to a scrap dealer.
  • The new equipment is made of different materials that have little value to scrap dealers.

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