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scrap

noun
 
 
/skræp/
SMALL PIECE [C] a small piece or amount of something: He wrote his phone number on a scrap of paper. I've read every scrap of information I can find on the subject.Words meaning small pieces and amounts
OLD [U] old cars and machines that are not now needed but have parts which can be used to make other things: scrap metal The car was so badly damaged we could only sell it as scrap.Rubbish and wasteEnvironmental issues
FIGHT [C] informal a fight or an argument, usually one that is not very serious: He was always getting into scraps at school.FightingArguments and disagreements
(Definition of scrap noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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