Definition of scrapyard in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈskrapˌyärd/


British term for junkyard.
Example sentences
  • The owner of a demolition site, who went to a scrapyard to arrange a collection, found two men weighing in metal stolen from him, a court heard.
  • The sculpture was created from technology waste collected from Chinese scrapyards.
  • Every year aging cars, left to decay in scrapyards or fields or suburban driveways, create more than 15 million tons of waste across the United States and Europe.

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Syllabification: scrap·yard

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