Definition of 'heap'
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The key to a successful compost heap lies in balance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Get those last few away to the compost heap or tucked up under shrubs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It does include those at the bottom of the heap. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The best way to compost these is to shred them and mix them with your general compost heap. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Large compost heaps often get too hot, so aim for a heap of one cubic metre in volume. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A rooftop compost heap is a must, too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Mrs May also heaped praise on forces personnel, emergency service and hospital staff who have to work tomorrow. The Sun (2016)I'm still very much the same person, but with the privilege of not being at the bottom of the heap any more. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Previous judgments have heaped criticism upon those responsible. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have both had a big fat load of smug vitriol heaped upon their heads. The Sun (2013)They were at the bottom of the heap. The Sun (2010)So how has this journeyman attitude kept her on top of the heap? Times, Sunday Times (2012)When she entered she almost dropped in a heap upon the floor. A Little Princess (1905)The floors are covered in heaps of bodies. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then you remember that this is the countryside and that the countryside is one big compost heap. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What they say should be taken with a large heap of salt. The Sun (2016)Your compost heap will have different ideas. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What remained was heaped in a pile in the center of the apartment. Christianity Today (2000)Company bosses also heaped praise on our jobs fairs. The Sun (2015)Strikers downed strong lager and swore at motorists as their action heaped misery on millions. The Sun (2009)We smell a whole heap of trouble. The Sun (2015)Will that simply buy me a whole heap of trouble? Times, Sunday Times (2015)All conceivable evils are heaped upon the heads of the poor. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)Heap top growth in one corner of the plot to rot down into garden compost. The Sun (2014)This fella sinks to the floor in a heap after throwing up. The Sun (2015) One heaped tablespoon of raisins or sultanas and three dried apricots also counts as a portion. The Sun (2006)There are numerous books available on how to begin a compost heap and introduce organic gardening methods. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)We left the lot all piled in a heap in the middle. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)But he was obviously annoyed by the criticism heaped on him by the Italian camp. The Sun (2008)The eastern end, the quarry floor, contains many large spoil heaps. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)
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Translations for 'heap'
British English: heap /hiːp/ NOUN
A heap of things is a messy pile of them.
There was a heap of clothes in the corner of the room.
- American English: heap
- Arabic: كَوْمَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: amontoado
- Chinese: 堆
- Croatian: hrpa
- Czech: halda
- Danish: dynge
- Dutch: hoop stapel
- European Spanish: montón
- Finnish: kasa
- French: tas
- German: Haufen
- Greek: σωρός
- Italian: mucchio
- Japanese: 積み重なったもの
- Korean: 무더기
- Norwegian: haug
- Polish: sterta
- European Portuguese: amontoado
- Romanian: grămadă
- Russian: куча
- Spanish: montón
- Swedish: hög trave
- Thai: กอง
- Turkish: yığın
- Ukrainian: купа
- Vietnamese: đống
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