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Scrap vs. Obsolete

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Scrapnoun

A (small) piece; a fragment; a detached, incomplete portion.

‘I found a scrap of cloth to patch the hole.’;

Obsoleteadjective

(of words, equipment, etc.) No longer in use; gone into disuse; disused or neglected (often by preference for something newer, which replaces the subject).

‘It is speculated that, within a few years, the Internet's speedy delivery of news worldwide will make newspapers obsolete.’;

Scrapnoun

Leftover food.

‘Give the scraps to the dogs and watch them fight.’;

Obsoleteadjective

(biology) Imperfectly developed; not very distinct.

Scrapnoun

The crisp substance that remains after drying out animal fat.

‘pork scraps’;

Obsoleteverb

To cause to become obsolete.

‘This software component has been obsoleted.’; ‘We are in the process of obsoleting this product.’;

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Scrapnoun

(uncountable) Discarded objects (especially metal) that may be dismantled to recover their constituent materials, junk.scrap [4]

‘That car isn't good for anything but scrap.’;

Obsoleteadjective

No longer in use; gone into disuse; disused; neglected; as, an obsolete word; an obsolete statute; - applied chiefly to words, writings, or observances.

Scrapnoun

A Hispanic criminal, especially a Mexican or one affiliated with the Norte gang.

Obsoleteadjective

Not very distinct; obscure; rudimental; imperfectly developed; abortive.

Scrapnoun

A fight, tussle, skirmish.

‘We got in a little scrap over who should pay the bill.’;

Obsoleteverb

To become obsolete; to go out of use.

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Scrapverb

(transitive) To discard.

Obsoleteadjective

old; no longer in use or valid or fashionable;

‘obsolete words’; ‘an obsolete locomotive’; ‘outdated equipment’; ‘superannuated laws’; ‘out-of-date ideas’;

Scrapverb

To stop working on indefinitely.

Obsoleteadjective

no longer in use;

‘obsolete words’;

Scrapverb

(intransitive) To scrapbook; to create scrapbooks.

Scrapverb

(transitive) To dispose of at a scrapyard.

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Scrapverb

(transitive) To make into scrap.

Scrapverb

to fight

Scrapnoun

Something scraped off; hence, a small piece; a bit; a fragment; a detached, incomplete portion.

‘I have no materials - not a scrap.’;

Scrapnoun

Specifically, a fragment of something written or printed; a brief excerpt; an unconnected extract.

Scrapnoun

The crisp substance that remains after drying out animal fat; as, pork scraps.

Scrapnoun

Same as Scrap iron, below.

Scrapnoun

a small fragment of something broken off from the whole;

‘a bit of rock caught him in the eye’;

Scrapnoun

worthless material that is to be disposed of

Scrapnoun

a small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used;

‘she jotted it on a scrap of paper’; ‘there was not a scrap left’;

Scrapnoun

the act of fighting; any contest or struggle;

‘a fight broke out at the hockey game’; ‘there was fighting in the streets’; ‘the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap’;

Scrapverb

dispose of (something useless or old);

‘trash these old chairs’; ‘junk an old car’; ‘scrap your old computer’;

Scrapverb

have a disagreement over something;

‘We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America’; ‘These tewo fellows are always scrapping over something’;

Scrapverb

make into scrap or refuse;

‘scrap the old airplane and sell the parts’;

Scrapadjective

disposed of as useless;

‘waste paper’;

Scrapnoun

a small piece or amount of something, especially one that is left over after the greater part has been used

‘scraps of information’; ‘I scribbled her address on a scrap of paper’;

Scrapnoun

bits of uneaten food left after a meal

‘he filled Sammy's bowls with fresh water and scraps’;

Scrapnoun

used to emphasize the lack or smallness of something

‘there was not a scrap of aggression in him’; ‘every scrap of green land is up for grabs by development’;

Scrapnoun

a small person or animal, especially one regarded with affection or sympathy

‘poor little scrap, she's too hot in that tight coat’;

Scrapnoun

a particularly small thing of its kind

‘she was wearing a short black skirt and a tiny scrap of a top’;

Scrapnoun

discarded metal for reprocessing

‘the steamer was eventually sold for scrap’;

Scrapnoun

any waste articles or discarded material

‘we're burning scrap lumber’; ‘he painted scenes on cardboard shirt boxes and other scrap material’;

Scrapnoun

a fight or quarrel, especially a minor or spontaneous one

‘he had several minor scraps with the army authorities’; ‘they were involved in a goalmouth scrap and a player was sent off’;

Scrapverb

discard or remove from service (a redundant, old, or inoperative vehicle, vessel, or machine), especially so as to convert it to scrap metal

‘a bold decision was taken to scrap existing plant’;

Scrapverb

abolish or cancel (a plan, policy, or law)

‘he supports the idea that road tax should be scrapped’;

Scrapverb

engage in a minor fight or quarrel

‘the older boys started scrapping with me’;

Scrapverb

compete fiercely

‘the two drivers scrapped for the lead’;

Scrap

Scrap consists of recyclable materials left over from product manufacturing and consumption, such as parts of vehicles, building supplies, and surplus materials. Unlike waste, scrap has monetary value, especially recovered metals, and non-metallic materials are also recovered for recycling.

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