Heap (plural Heaps)
to Heap (third-person singular simple present Heaps, present participle heaping, simple past and past participle heaped)
- 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.
- (computing) A data structure consisting of trees in which each node is greater than all its children.
- See also Wikisaurus:lot
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Third person singular
- (transitive) To pile in a heap.
- He heaped the laundry upon the bed and began folding.
- (transitive) To supply in great quantity.
- They heaped praise upon their newest hero.
- Dutch: hopen nl(nl)
- Portuguese: amontoar, empilhar
- Spanish: amontonar es(es), apilar es(es), colmar es(es)
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