scrapheap

[ UK /skɹˈæfiːp/ ]
NOUN
  1. an accumulation of refuse and discarded matter
  2. pile of discarded metal
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  • Not to mention the rag-tag scrapheap of genetic history that underlies folk from Northern Europe. 2 (or 3) Women; Where To Go For 1 Month?
  • Many older people feel they have been consigned to the medical scrapheap.
  • The march for jobs may have started small, but the anger of young people left on the scrapheap through no fault of their own will strike a chord with many thousands more. Even Mervyn King is losing faith in Osborne
  • Dow Jones's Steve McGrath explains how this high-profile marque has moved one-step closer to the automobile scrapheap. Saab Automobile, 1950-2011
  • Its iconic South Bank studio, home to the programme since 1992, was flogged off to al-Jazeera and the sofa was sent to the scrapheap – as were most of the GMTV faces. Daybreak: ITV's morning has broken?
  • Electrical equipment worth thousands of pounds was consigned to the scrapheap, along with our easy way of life.
  • Still, it will have come as some consolation to Woods, as well as warning to those who have consigned him to the scrapheap, that when the day was done he was tied with the Irishman on the leaderboard and only one shot behind Mickelson, who flattered for a while before slipping back to two under par for 15 holes completed. Hunter Mahan quells the Blue Monster to emerge as the early leader
  • I love how the pundits who post on this blog are ready to consign Bell and Johnson to the scrapheap which is baseball mediocrity when they are both still in their early 20s, still learning and really have barely begun their professional careers. Blog updates
  • Even more amazing than the guys the phillies got off the scrapheap are the guys so many phans were eager to scrapheap Can't Stop The Bleeding
  • I'm also hard at work on a Trog Rose midquel called Scrapheap Mary, and a big project with some likeminded publishers and magazines in my hometown, which will help us all combine resources in what we hope is a new and innovative manner. An Interview with Johanna Sinisalo
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