scrap metal

NOUN
  1. discarded metal suitable for reprocessing
    he finally sold the car for scrap metal
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How To Use scrap metal In A Sentence

  • Its economic prospects could hardly be called promising; in the years after World War II, its leading exports were two: esparto, a type of grass used to make paper for currency bills, and scrap metal scavenged from the rusting tanks and trucks and weaponry that had been left behind by the Axis and Allied Armies. The Prize
  • Undaunted, he used his welding skills to sculpt an emu from scrap metal and when it sold for £200 he was launched on a new career.
  • That was the show where he built a rocket ship from scrap metal and garbage.
  • A lorry piled with scrap metal had shed its load.
  • Seizures in Scotland have shown that the Russian mafia disguise their contraband goods by hiding them in tons of scrap metal and rags inside container lorries.
  • When the flying boat works closed down, they had dumped a load of rubbish and scrap metal in the deepest part of the lake.
  • In 1942 he made his first sculptures - constructions of wire and scrap metal.
  • Thereby he disclaimed the bequest in Clause 6 of the Will and all estate and interest in the scrap metal and restaurant businesses.
  • Over 900 mould fragments, 250 crucible sherds, as well as waste products, scrap metalwork, tools and raw materials were recovered.
  • Dixon leapt to fame in the 1980s with his wacky welded furniture made of bits of scrap metal.
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