Associations to the word «Heap»


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

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy