Definition of scrapheap in English:

scrapheap

Syllabification: scrapheap
Pronunciation: /ˈskrapˌhīp
 
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noun

  • A pile of discarded materials or articles: cars on a scrapheap figurative it should be consigned to the scrapheap of technological history
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    • Is he some crackpot pseudo-scientist consigned to the scrap heap of history?
    • Until the left does this, it'll have to be content to have it's home on the political scrap heap of history.
    • One looks at artists like Willie Bester, Patrick Mautloa and Kay Hassan who find their materials on the scrap heap and build them into powerful works.

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