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Heap Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • 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 may refer to:computer. Computer science. Heap (data structure), a data structure commonly used to implement a priority queue ...
  • Heap (data structure): In computer science , a heap is a specialized tree -based data structure that satisfies the heap property: If A is a parent node of B ...
  • Imogen Heap: Imogen Jennifer Heap. (ˈ | ɪ | m | ə | dʒ | ɨ | n | _ | ˈ | h | iː | p born 9 December 1977 in the London Borough of Havering is an English ...
  • Todd Heap: Todd Benjamin Heap (born March 16, 1980) is a former American football tight end . After playing college football for Arizona State ...
  • Heap overflow: "A heap overflow is a type of buffer overflow that occurs in the heap data area. Heap overflows are exploitable in a different manner to ...
  • Heap (comics): The Heap is the name of several fictional comic book muck- monster s, the original of which first appeared in Hillman Periodicals ' ...
  • Heap (mathematics): In abstract algebra , a heap (sometimes also called a groud) is a mathematical generalization of a group . Informally speaking, a heap is ...

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'Heap' example sentence in quotations


* 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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Heap Sample Sentences in News


  • Actors heap praise on winning theatre
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  • Former Ravens Tight End Todd Heap emotional at Ring of Honor induction
    Former Ravens tight end Todd Heap was inducted into the Ravens Ring of Honor during half time of the Ravens-Panthers game. The tight end was one of the most prolific players for the Ravens over his career. Read more on this news related to 'Heap'
  • Chatham County DA's office to tackle at-risk youth problems before they get to courthouse
    Chatham County District Attorney Meg Heap wants to head off juvenile offenders before they commit violent crimes or become victims themselves. Read more on this news related to 'Heap'

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