heap

  • 1 Heap — (h[=e]p), n. [OE. heep, heap, heap, multitude, AS. he[ a]p; akin to OS. h[=o]p, D. hoop, OHG. houf, h[=u]fo, G. haufe, haufen, Sw. hop, Dan. hob, Icel. h[=o]pr troop, flock, Russ. kupa heap, crowd, Lith. kaupas. Cf. {Hope}, in Forlorn hope.] 1. A …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 heap´er — heap «heep», noun, verb. –n. 1. a pile of many things thrown or lying together: »a heap of stones, a sand heap. SYNONYM(S): mass, stack, accumulation. 2. Informal. a large amount; a lot; multitude: »a heap of trouble. It did me a heap of good to… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 Heap — Heap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Heaped} (h[=e]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Heaping}.] [AS. he[ a]pian.] 1. To collect in great quantity; to amass; to lay up; to accumulate; usually with up; as, to heap up treasures. [1913 Webster] Though he heap up silver as …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Heap — may refer to:In computer science: * heap (data structure), a tree like data structure * The heap (or free store ) is the area of memory used for dynamic memory allocationIn mathematics: *a heap (mathematics) is a generalization of a group.In… …

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  • 5 heap — n pile, stack, shock, cock, mass, bank (see under HEAP vb) Analogous words: *aggregate, aggregation, conglomerate, conglomeration: collection, assemblage (see under GATHER) heap vb Heap, pile, stack, shock, cock, mass, bank are comparable as… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 heap — [hēp] n. [ME hepe, a troop, heap < OE heap, a troop, band, multitude, akin to Ger hauf(en), Du hoop < IE * keub < base * keu , bend, arch > HOP1, HIVE] 1. a pile, mass, or mound of things jumbled together 2. [often pl.] Informal a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Heap — (englisch „Haufen“) steht für: eine Datenstruktur, siehe Heap (Datenstruktur) einen speziellen Speicherbereich, siehe Dynamischer Speicher Heap ist auch der Name von folgenden Personen Imogen Heap (* 1977), Sängerin, Komponistin, Musikerin und… …

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  • 8 heap — ► NOUN 1) a pile of a substance or of a number of objects. 2) informal a large amount or number: heaps of room. 3) informal an untidy or dilapidated place or vehicle. ► VERB 1) put in or form a heap. 2) (heap with) load copiously with …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 heap|y — «HEE pee», adjective, heap|i|er, heap|i|est. forming a heap or heaps: »White heapy clouds, looking like balls…bring no rain (New Yorker) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 heap — [n] pile, accumulation abundance, agglomeration, aggregation, a lot*, amassment, assemblage, bank, batch, bulk, bunch, bundle, cargo, clump, cluster, collection, concentration, congeries, deposit, fullness, gathering, gobs*, great deal, harvest,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 heap — index assemblage, bulk, collection (accumulation), hoard (noun), hoard (verb), plethora, quantity …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 heap on — heap upon they heaped praise on her Syn: shower on, lavish on, load on; bestow on, confer on, give, grant, vouchsafe, favor with …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13 heap — heap1 [ hip ] noun count * 1. ) a large pile of something, especially a messy pile: a rubbish heap heap of: The bomb had reduced the building to a heap of rubble. be in a heap: His clothes were in a crumpled heap on the floor. in heaps: The… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 heap — [[t]hi͟ːp[/t]] heaps, heaping, heaped 1) N COUNT: oft N of n A heap of things is a pile of them, especially a pile arranged in a rather untidy way. ...a heap of bricks. ...a compost heap... He has dug up the tiles that cover the floor and left… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 heap — I UK [hiːp] / US [hɪp] noun [countable] Word forms heap : singular heap plural heaps * 1) a large pile of something, especially an untidy pile a rubbish heap heap of: The bomb had reduced the building to a heap of rubble. be in a heap: His… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 heap — heap1 [hi:p] n [: Old English;] 1.) a large untidy pile of things ▪ a rubbish heap heap of ▪ There was a heap of stones where the building used to be. in a heap ▪ The envelopes for posting lay in a heap on her desk. ▪ We piled the branches into… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 heap — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, great, large ▪ little, small ▪ crumpled ▪ ash (AmE …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 heap — /hip / (say heep) noun 1. an assemblage of things, lying one on another; a pile: a heap of stones. 2. (sometimes plural) Colloquial a great quantity or number; a multitude: a heap better; heaps further. 3. Colloquial something very old and… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 heap — heaper, n. heapy, adj. /heep/, n. 1. a group of things placed, thrown, or lying one on another; pile: a heap of stones. 2. Informal. a great quantity or number; multitude: a heap of people. 3. Slang. an automobile, esp. a dilapidated one. 4. all… …

    Universalium

  • 20 heap —   Pu u, ahu, kūāhua, āhua, kuapapa, anu a, nu a, lu a, ho onu a.   Also: āluka, pa i, laupa i, kūpa i, paila, huku, kilohana, mahena.    ♦ Heap of food, pu u ai, kio honua.    ♦ Heap of stones, pu u pōhaku, kaulana a ā.    ♦ Heap of pebbles, pu u …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary


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