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heaps, plural;
  1. Put in a pile or mound
    • - she heaped logs on the fire
    • - heaped up in one corner was a pile of junk
  2. Load something copiously with
    • - he heaped his plate with rice
  3. Bestow praise, abuse, or criticism liberally on
    • - they had once heaped praise on her
  4. Form a heap
    • - clouds heaped higher in the west
  1. An untidy collection of things piled up haphazardly
    • - she rushed out, leaving her clothes in a heap on the floor
  2. A mound or pile of a particular substance
    • - a heap of gravel
  3. An untidy or dilapidated place or vehicle
    • - they climbed back in the heap and headed home
  4. A large amount or number of something
    • - we have heaps of room
  1. A great deal
    • - “How do you like Maggie?” “I like you heaps better!”

  1. bestow in large quantities; "He heaped him with work"; "She heaped scorn upon him"
  2. pile: a collection of objects laid on top of each other
  3. batch: (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"
  4. stack: arrange in stacks; "heap firewood around the fireplace"; "stack your books up on the shelves"
  5. bus: a car that is old and unreliable; "the fenders had fallen off that old bus"
  6. fill to overflow; "heap the platter with potatoes"
  7. The Heap is the name of three fictional comic book muck-monsters, the original of which first appeared in Hillman Periodicals' Air Fighters #3 (Dec. 1942), during the period fans and historians call the Golden Age of Comic Books. ...
  8. In computer science, a heap is a specialized tree-based data structure that satisfies the heap property: if B is a child node of A, then key(A) ≥ key(B). This implies that an element with the greatest key is always in the root node, and so such a heap is sometimes called a max-heap. ...
  9. In abstract algebra, a heap (sometimes also called a groud) is a mathematical generalisation of a group. ...
  10. In computer science, dynamic memory allocation (also known as heap-based memory allocation) is the allocation of memory storage for use in a computer program during the runtime of that program. ...
  11. Heap is a surname, and may refer to
  12. A crowd; a throng; a multitude or great number of persons; A great number or large quantity of things not placed in a pile; A pile or mass; a collection of things laid in a body, or thrown together so as to form an elevation; as, a heap of earth or stones; A data structure consisting of trees ...
  13. (heaped) In a heap; Containing a heap
  14. (heaps) general expression to mean a lot, as in "miss you heaps", or try hard; "give it heaps"
  15. (Heaps) An affirmation for emphasis (e.g., I love you heaps and heaps; I have heaps of work).
  16. (Heaps) a lot, "There are a lot of boats in the harbor - There are heaps of boats in the harbor"
  17. (Heaps) lots, you can pretty much put it in any sentence.
  18. (Heaps) now this word is used quite a lot. It literally means “a lot”, “many” or “very”, so it can be used in different ways. For example: “Wow! There are heaps of people at this concert!” and “That concert was heaps good!”
  19. a lot, many, a great deal. "He went through a heap of trouble to get her that piano."
  20. The soil carried above the sides of a body or bucket.
  21. A supplemental data area, currently defined to follow the table in a  binary table extension.
  22. is a most prolific word in the Carolinas and Georgia among the common people, and with children at least, in the best regulated families. "How do you like Mr. Smith?" I asked. "Oh! I liked him a heap," will be the answer, if affirmative, in five cases out of six. ...
  23. An area of memory reserved for use by programs. On a Newton device, sometimes heap refers to specifically to just the NewtonScript Heap. See also C++ Heap and NewtonScript Heap. Source: PG
  24. When Joshua took the city of Ai (Josh. 8), he burned it and "made it an heap [Heb. tel ] for ever" (Jos 8:28). The ruins of this city were for a long time sought for in vain. It has been at length, however, identified with the mound which simply bears the name of "Tel. ...
  25. area in the memory where objects are stored.