What is another word for scrap heap?

Pronunciation: [skɹˈap hˈiːp] (IPA)

A scrap heap refers to a pile of discarded or unwanted materials or items. There are several synonyms for scrap heap, including junkyard, landfill, dump, waste disposal site, rubbish heap, and refuse pile. These words all convey the same general meaning of a place where things that are no longer useful or needed are discarded. Other possible synonyms for scrap heap could include junk pile, debris field, salvage yard, or scrap yard. Regardless of the specific term used, a scrap heap is generally a place to get rid of unwanted items, and can sometimes be a source for salvaging or repurposing materials.

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Famous quotes with Scrap heap

  • It bothers me when I hear it in a car commercial or some such. But for the most part, it's better than seeing sacred music relegated to the scrap heap.
    Richard Morris
  • The man who lets a leader prescribe his course is a wreck being towed to the scrap heap.
    Ayn Rand
  • This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.
    George Bernard Shaw
  • Dada was given the Venus of Milo a clyster and has allowed the Laocoön and his sons to rest awhile, after thousands of years of struggle with the good sausage Python. The philosophers are of less use to Dada than an old toothbrush, and it leaves them on the scrap heap for the great leaders of the world.
    Jean Arp
  • So best of luck to the and its disguise-me ship, which I have to say are the most adorable multimillion dollar bits of scrap heap-bound Cold War ephemera that we have seen in a long time.
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