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  • n. Plural form of scrapheap.

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  • Update: Edward Burtynsky's photos are also a remarkable celebration of the beauty in giant quarries, dams, scrapheaps, and refineries.

    Boing Boing: October 16, 2005 - October 22, 2005 Archives

  • Despite a swath of regulations, discarded televisions and computers are finding their way into scrapheaps around the world, with potentially harmful environmental consequences, says National Geographic's Chris Carroll.

    Informed Reader

  • Add, then, to the many joys of poverty this privilege, -- to spend much time and little money in treasure hunting on the scrapheaps of literature.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • "We have now been forced to look around on the naval scrapheaps of Britain and France to find the necessary spare parts to keep the subs operational," Simpson-Anderson lamented.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • No Russkies left to rail at, not for now but the Slavs in their millions with their scrapheaps of children must replace your South Americans

    Word Magazine - Comments

  • Britain access to TV, radio and internet?) and also probably they are so over produced that millions of perfectly good TVs end up in scrapheaps every year.

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