Associations to the word «Heap»

Wiktionary

HEAP, noun. A crowd; a throng; a multitude or great number of people.
HEAP, noun. A pile or mass; a collection of things laid in a body, or thrown together so as to form an elevation.
HEAP, noun. A great number or large quantity of things.
HEAP, noun. (computing) A data structure consisting of trees in which each node is greater than all its children.
HEAP, noun. (computing) Memory that is dynamically allocated.
HEAP, noun. A dilapidated place or vehicle.
HEAP, verb. (transitive) To pile in a heap.
HEAP, verb. (transitive) To form or round into a heap, as in measuring.
HEAP, verb. (transitive) To supply in great quantity.
HEAP INSULT ON INJURY, verb. Alternative form of add insult to injury
HEAP UP, verb. To increase over a period of time; to accumulate

Dictionary definition

HEAP, noun. A collection of objects laid on top of each other.
HEAP, noun. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money".
HEAP, noun. A car that is old and unreliable; "the fenders had fallen off that old bus".
HEAP, verb. Bestow in large quantities; "He heaped him with work"; "She heaped scorn upon him".
HEAP, verb. Arrange in stacks; "heap firewood around the fireplace"; "stack your books up on the shelves".
HEAP, verb. Fill to overflow; "heap the platter with potatoes".

Wise words

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Ernest Hemingway