Scrap

Scrap

(skrp), 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.
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I have no materials -- not a scrap.
De Quincey.
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2. Specifically, a fragment of something written or printed; a brief excerpt; an unconnected extract.
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3. pl. The crisp substance that remains after drying out animal fat; as, pork scraps.
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4. pl. Same as Scrap iron, below.
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Scrap forgings, forgings made from wrought iron scrap. -- Scrap iron. (a) Cuttings and waste pieces of wrought iron from which bar iron or forgings can be made; -- called also wrought-iron scrap. (b) Fragments of cast iron or defective castings suitable for remelting in the foundry; -- called also foundry scrap, or cast scrap.
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