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  • a car that is old and unreliable; "the fenders had fallen off that old bus"
  • a collection of objects laid on top of each other
  • (often followed by `of'') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"
  • fill to overflow; "heap the platter with potatoes"
  • arrange in stacks; "heap firewood around the fireplace"; "stack your books up on the shelves"
  • bestow in large quantities; "He heaped him with work"; "She heaped scorn upon him"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a collection of objects laid on top of each other ,
  • (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty" ,
  • a car that is old and unreliable; "the fenders had fallen off that old bus"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Heap'


  • Heap: Heap is an alternative word for pile, e.g., a pile or heap of trash. Heap may refer to: Heap (data structure), a data structure commonly used to implement
  • Binary heap: A binary heap is a heap data structure created using a binary tree. It can be seen as a binary tree with two additional constraints: Shape property A binary
  • Heap (data structure): heap B-heap Beap Binary heap Binomial heap Brodal queue d-ary heap Fibonacci heap Leftist heap Pairing heap Skew heap Soft heap Weak heap Leaf heap Radix
  • Ash heap of history: The ash heap of history (also garbage heap of history, garbage dump of history, dustbin of history, or landfill of history) is a figurative place to where
  • Skew heap: A skew heap (or self-adjusting heap) is a heap data structure implemented as a binary tree. Skew heaps are advantageous because of their ability to merge
  • Skew binomial heap: In computer science, a skew binomial heap (or skew binomial queue) is a variant of the binomial heap that supports worst-case O(1) insertion, rather than
  • Fibonacci heap: Fibonacci heap is a heap data structure consisting of a collection of trees. It has a better amortized running time than a binomial heap. Fibonacci heaps were
  • Binomial heap: In computer science, a binomial heap is a heap similar to a binary heap but also supports quick merging of two heaps. This is achieved by using a special
  • 2–3 heap: science, a 2–3 heap is a data structure, a variation on the heap, designed by Tadao Takaoka in 1999. The structure is similar to the Fibonacci heap, and borrows

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* 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

* A tree trunk the size of a man grows from a blade as thin as a hair. A tower nine stories high is built from a small heap of earth. - Lao Tzu

* Faced by the mountainous heap of the minutiae of knowledge and awed by the watchful severity of his colleagues, the modern historian too often takes refuge in learned articles or narrowly specialized dissertations, small fortresses that are easy to defend from attack. - Steven Runciman


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