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 for scrap
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scrap \Scrap\ (skr[a^]p), n. [OE. scrappe, fr. Icel. skrap
     trifle, cracking. See Scrape, v. t.]
     1. Something scraped off; hence, a small piece; a bit; a
        fragment; a detached, incomplete portion.
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              I have no materials -- not a scrap.   --De Quincey.
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     2. Specifically, a fragment of something written or printed;
        a brief excerpt; an unconnected extract.
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     3. pl. The crisp substance that remains after drying out
        animal fat; as, pork scraps.
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     4. pl. Same as Scrap iron, below.
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     Scrap forgings, forgings made from wrought iron scrap.
     Scrap iron.
        (a) Cuttings and waste pieces of wrought iron from which
            bar iron or forgings can be made; -- called also
            wrought-iron scrap.
        (b) Fragments of cast iron or defective castings suitable
            for remelting in the foundry; -- called also foundry
            scrap, or cast scrap.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shrap \Shrap\, Shrape \Shrape\, n. [Cf. Scrap, and Scrape.]
     A place baited with chaff to entice birds. [Written also
     scrap.] [Obs.] --Bp. Bedell.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a
           bit of rock caught him in the eye" [syn: bit, chip,
           flake, fleck, scrap]
      2: worthless material that is to be disposed of [syn: rubbish,
         trash, scrap]
      3: a small piece of something that is left over after the rest
         has been used; "she jotted it on a scrap of paper"; "there
         was not a scrap left"
      4: the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke
         out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets";
         "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap" [syn: fight,
         fighting, combat, scrap]
      v 1: dispose of (something useless or old); "trash these old
           chairs"; "junk an old car"; "scrap your old computer" [syn:
           trash, junk, scrap]
      2: have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the
         question as to who discovered America"; "These two fellows
         are always scrapping over something" [syn: quarrel,
         dispute, scrap, argufy, altercate]
      3: make into scrap or refuse; "scrap the old airplane and sell
         the parts"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  235 Moby Thesaurus words for "scrap":
     abandon, abort, affray, afterglow, afterimage, argue, argument,
     atom, balance, barney, battle, battle royal, bicker, bit, bite,
     bobbery, bones, brawl, broil, bump heads, butt, butt end,
     candle ends, cashier, cast, caterwaul, cease, chaff, chip, chunk,
     clamjamfry, clip, clipping, close, collop, conclude, crumb, culm,
     cut, cutting, dab, deadwood, debris, determine, detritus, disagree,
     disagreement, discard, discards, dishwater, dispense with,
     dispose of, dispute, dollop, dot, draff, dregs, drip, drop,
     droplet, dust, dustup, end, fag end, fall, fight, filings, finish,
     finish up, fleck, flyspeck, forget, forsake, fossil, fracas,
     fragment, fray, garbage, gash, get rid of, give up, gnat, gob,
     gobbet, grain, hassle, hint, hogwash, holdover, hunk, husks, iota,
     jettison, jot, junk, knock-down-and-drag-out, leavings, lees,
     leftovers, litter, lock horns, lumber, lump, make a row, microbe,
     microorganism, midge, minim, minutia, minutiae, mite, modicum,
     moiety, molecule, morceau, morsel, mote, nip, odds and ends, offal,
     offscourings, orts, paring, parings, particle, patch, pension off,
     perorate, piece, pinhead, pinpoint, point, potsherds, quarrel,
     raff, rags, rasher, raspings, refuse, reject, rejects, relics,
     remainder, remains, remnant, residue, residuum, resolve, rest,
     retire, rhubarb, riffraff, roach, row, rubbish, rubble, ruckus,
     ruction, ruins, rump, rumpus, run-in, sawdust, scintilla, scoop,
     scourings, scrap iron, scraps, scratch, scuffle, scum, set-to,
     shadow, shard, shards, shaving, shavings, shed, shindy, shiver,
     shoddy, shred, slack, slag, slice, sliver, slop, slops, slough,
     smitch, smithereen, snack, snatch, snick, snip, snippet, spar,
     spat, speck, splinter, squabble, stitch, stop, straw, stubble,
     stump, suggestion, superannuate, survival, sweepings, swill, tag,
     tares, tatter, terminate, throw away, throw out, tiff, tittle,
     trace, traces, trash, truck, vanishing point, vestige, vestiges,
     wastage, waste, waste matter, wastepaper, weeds, whit, whoop,
     wind up, wrangle

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     Something written at CSIR, Pretoria, South Africa in the
     late 1970s.  It ran on Interdata and Perkin-Elmer
     computers and was in use until the late 1980s.
     [But what was it?]

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