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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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Andrews' goal was the highlight of a scrappy contest.
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The Essex potter was on a roll now and he moved to within one frame of victory in a scrappy eighth.
Forest had a let off when defender Wes Morgan's attempted clearance rebounded off a post during a goal-mouth scramble but otherwise Orient looked like rarely salvaging a point from a scrappy contest.
Woods said: "We were scrappy again, we made a lot of errors but stuck at it and took the win.
Filmmaker Daniel Peddle's scrappy and astute group portrait of a half dozen New York City butches of color is a low-budget, five-year overview of their lives and loves that takes in the underground "ball" scene (a la Paris Is Burning) and explores the phenomenon of the "aggressive" identity.
It has come up from being a porno area, scrappy and homeless and now it will just be another great shopping area in the city," said Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of the retail leasing and sales division at Prudential Douglas Elliman.
Ivan Morley's paintings are inspired by the frontiersman's lore of scrappy, dried-out California towns with names like San Gabriel, El Monte, and Tehachapi.
Both sides were well aware of the importance of this fixture and the game was a scrappy affair, so scrappy that the added time played during the second period totalled 15 minutes following injuries to Nicola Foskett and Sara Thickett.
Hicks portrays all characters, and her young and scrappy voice is perfect for Fran.