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    heap - Dictionary definition and meaning for word heap

    (noun) a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    Synonyms : agglomerate , cumulation , cumulus , mound , pile
    (noun) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    Example Sentence
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
    (noun) a car that is old and unreliable
    Synonyms : bus , jalopy
    Example Sentence
    • the fenders had fallen off that old bus
    (verb) bestow in large quantities
    Example Sentence
    • He heaped him with work
    • She heaped scorn upon him
    (verb) arrange in stacks
    Synonyms : pile , stack
    Example Sentence
    • heap firewood around the fireplace
    • stack your books up on the shelves
    (verb) fill to overflow
    Example Sentence
    • heap the platter with potatoes

Word used in video below:
text: these peelings are for my compost heap
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