Scrap

Definition of Scrap

Pronunciation: skrăp
n.1.Something scraped off; hence, a small piece; a bit; a fragment; a detached, incomplete portion.
I have no materials - not a scrap.
- De Quincey.
2.Specifically, a fragment of something written or printed; a brief excerpt; an unconnected extract.
3.The crisp substance that remains after drying out animal fat; as, pork scraps.
4.Same as Scrap iron, below.
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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