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01. I wrote the phone number on a [scrap] of paper, and now I can't find it.
02. The child was throwing [scraps] of meat to his puppy under the table.
03. The committee decided to [scrap] the plan altogether, and start all over.
04. We collected all the [scrap] wood from the construction site to use for campfires when we go hiking.
05. Any [scrap] of information you may have could be helpful to our investigation.
06. The company collects any kind of [scrap] metal, to be melted down and reused.
07. The Prime Minister is calling on the world community to [scrap] all nuclear weapons.
08. You can recycle [scrap] metal at a place on Hillside Avenue.
09. They had to [scrap] the project because they ran out of money.
10. Jill and Paul have decided to [scrap] their plans for a big, fancy wedding in favor of something smaller and more casual.
11. Baseball player Vida Blue once said, "I think I have already signed some [scrap] of paper for every man, woman, and child in the United States. What do they do with all those scraps of paper with my signature on it?"
12. We gave the [scraps] of left-over food from the supper to the dog.
13. The children got a bunch of [scrap] wood from the construction site to build themselves a tree-fort.
14. In 1991, the President of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, promised to match the United States in [scrapping] nuclear weapons.
15. Following the Gulf War, the United Nations ordered Iraq to [scrap] all weapons of mass destruction.

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  • Scrap — (skr[a^]p), n. [OE. scrappe, fr. Icel. skrap trifle, cracking. See {Scrape}, v. t.] 1. Something scraped off; hence, a small piece; a bit; a fragment; a detached, incomplete portion. [1913 Webster] I have no materials not a scrap. De Quincey.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scrap — [n1] tiny bit of something atom, bite, bits and pieces*, butt, castoff, chip, chunk, crumb, cutting, discard, end, fragment, glob, gob, grain, hunk, iota, jot, junk, leaving, leftover*, lump, mite, modicum, morsel, mouthful, odds and ends*, orts …   New thesaurus

  • scrap´pi|ly — scrap|py1 «SKRAP ee», adjective, pi|er, pi|est. 1. made up of odds and ends: »a scrappy meal of leftovers. 2. fragmentary; disconnected; disjointed …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrap|py — scrap|py1 «SKRAP ee», adjective, pi|er, pi|est. 1. made up of odds and ends: »a scrappy meal of leftovers. 2. fragmentary; disconnected; disjointed …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrap — ● scrap nom masculin (anglais scrap, fragment) Caoutchouc tel qu il est recueilli sur l écorce des hévéas et contenant généralement des débris d écorce. scrap [skʀap] n. m. ÉTYM. 1861; mot angl. « fragment ». ❖ ♦ Anglic. Techn. Latex de l hévéa… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • scrap — Ⅰ. scrap [1] ► NOUN 1) a small piece or amount of something, especially one that is left over after the greater part has been used. 2) (scraps) bits of uneaten food left after a meal. 3) material discarded for reprocessing. ► VERB (scrapped …   English terms dictionary

  • scrap — vb *discard, junk, cast, shed, molt, slough scrap n *brawl, broil, fracas, melee, row, rumpus Analogous words: *quarrel, altercation, squabble, wrangle: fight, affray, fray, combat (see CONTEST) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • scrap — scrap1 [skrap] n. [ME scrappe < ON skrap, scraps, trifles < skrapa, to SCRAPE] 1. a small piece; bit; fragment; shred 2. a bit of something written or printed; brief extract 3. a) discarded metal in the form of machinery, auto parts, etc.… …   English World dictionary

  • Scrap — Scrap. См. лом. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов