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a. waste material or used articles, esp metal, often collected and reprocessed
b. (as modifier): scrap iron



metallic raw material in the form of industrial waste and rejects, intended for remelting into usable metal.


Any solid material cutting or reject of a manufacturing operation, which may be suitable for recycling as feedstock to the primary operation; for example, scrap from plastic or glass molding or metalworking.


Something written at CSIR, Pretoria, South Africa in the late 1970s. It ran on Interdata and Perkin-Elmer computers and was in use until the late 1980s.

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Apart from Scrapper Smith, the other Scottish challenge comes from Jim Goldie, who saddles Hillview Boy.
The iScrap App Team will initially start and lead conversations, but will eventually let the voice of its scrappers take over.
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Pre-Qualification: 1 The tenderer should have previous work experience in Scrapper Conveyor feeder in any one of the 210 MW as a single unit or above capacity in any Thermal power generating stations of SEB Central PSU in India
Scrapper listened to the footsteps leave the tunnel, heard doors slam and engines rev.
Ray, utilizing its Jebel Ali fabrication facility, will commence construction engineering, partial procurement and fabrication of five wellhead jackets totaling over 6,710 short tons, five drill decks totaling over 2,200 short tons, and three scrapper decks averaging 630 short tons each.
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SPARE me the beginner's guide to revolutionary socialism, Scrapper Jones.
Now the 26-year-old scrapper beaten twice in 14 pro fights, is well aware that he must beat Englishman GG Goddard to stay in the frame.
But Sue was under orders not to put Scrapper through.
50) in 3yo+ handicaps at Newcastle and saddles Scrapper SmithWhat they say Geoff Harker, trainer of City Of The Kings "He's had a bit of trouble with a splint, but it seems to have settled down now and I think he should run a big race.
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