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- n. Plural form of heap.
- n. A large amount.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of heap.
- adv. Very much, a lot
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a large quantity. See heap, senses 2 and 3.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a large number or amount
- adv. very much
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He informed me that he had been frequently in several of the principal Moorish towns of the coast, which he described as heaps of ruins: the Moors themselves he called Caffres and wild beasts.
The Mediterranean port city of Marseille has been particularly hard hit, with a strike by garbage collectors leaving the streets buried in heaps of trash.
Lost, hidden or assumed pieces of information come to the surface and there is an audible “A ha!” and the story goes ahead in heaps and bounds.
Company officials say that almost 2.5 million tonnes of iron ore, equal to half a year's production, is lying in heaps at the mines.
The crumbled concrete has sat in heaps for so long that erosion has begun to soften its edges, scouring away the memory of blocks and mortar.
Boxes, bulging garbage bags, stuffed animals, a dirty microwave and other junk lie in heaps in what appears to be a city apartment, or maybe just a dead-end alley.
The sequel improves on Spiderman in heaps and bounds, not only does Spiderman still have his comedic side to him but also the action sequences are what you expect from a superhero movie AMAZING!
Similarly many rich Republican industrial folk saw themselves – and just visit Harvard or Yale for a painful demonstration of this – their sons die in heaps because they were terrified of this awful system.
While there is a great conversational tone with Vicky and the characters she's closest to, there were moments when information would be dumped in heaps in the coarse of some interactions.
He was so loud when he said it; I saw old Miss James, who measures loves in heaps, across the street look out her window and shake her head.