- n. discarded metal suitable for reprocessing
“Nazia looked at the cart more closely and recognized machinery, spare parts, and scrap metal — all the sahib’s property that had been stored for so long in the back room adjacent to theirs.”
“In this case, they were too sure of themselves — Jason Rogers had rid himself of the pertinent sections in a load of other scrap metal sold to a local dealer, from whom I retrieved them.”
“When they checked the truck, under a pile of scrap metal the guards found ten lead-lined containers, the source of the radiation.”
“She has not been to the Isle of Air yet, and travels there the next day, in a submarine she builds from scrap metal and cashews.”
“Emblematic of the dangerous trade in radioactive materials suitable for a dirty bomb that were shipped out of the former Soviet Union was the truck loaded with some twenty tons of scrap metal that approached the busy Gisht-Kuprik border crossing on Uzbekistan’s border with Kazakhstan on March 30, 2000.”
“The chain-wielder towered over the broken pile of scrap metal that had been its opponent.”
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