Part of speech:
Discarded waste material, especially metal suitable for reprocessing.
(Chem.) The matter remaining at the end of a process, as after evaporation, combustion, or filtration; residual product
An object that is one member of a group or class:
A small remaining part, quantity, or number of persons or things
A very small piece or part; a tiny portion or speck.
Very small; unimportant; insignificant
One of the small, round disks or counters used in poker and other gambling games as a token for money
A collection of choice passages from an author or authors.
A heap of rock fragments, as that deposited by a glacier
Loose fragments, such as sand or gravel, that have been worn away from rock.
A person or thing that flits
(Math.) A number expressed as a quotient of two whole numbers, as134 or25: all fractions are rational numbers
A morsel; bit; fragment
One that is delightful and extremely pleasing.
Masonry made of rubble; rubblework
(Geom.) A part of a figure, esp. of a circle or sphere, marked off or made separate by a line or plane, as a part of a circular area bounded by an arc and its chord
(Zool.) A hard covering, as a shell, plate, scale, or elytron
The metal balls in such a weapon.
The smallest unit of an element, consisting of at least one proton and (for all elements except hydrogen) one or more neutrons in a dense central nucleus, surrounded by one or more shells of electrons. In electrically neutral atoms, the number of protons equals the number of electrons. Atoms remain intact in chemical reactions except for the removal, transfer, or exchange of certain electrons.
To assmble into a group or groups
To brush (a table or cloth) clear of small scraps or fragments of food.
A small, symmetrical, six-sided crystal of snow. Flakes can be large or small and wet or dry, depending on weather conditions. They are white in color because of their large number of reflecting surfaces.
To paint, stamp, or print with a design imitating the grain of wood, leather, or stone.
To divide into parts and distribute:
To provide with a share, inheritance, or dowry.
To cause to break or burst suddenly into pieces, as with a violent blow.
To use a mechanical shredder to shred (paper documents, for example).
To split or become split into slivers.
To remove by or as by such cutting
To discover or ascertain by investigating traces or vestiges of (something prehistoric, etc.)
One that serves as an object of ridicule or contempt:
The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
A small scrap or leaving of food after a meal is completed.
A short, thick nail
A dab hand.
The effect or sound of smashing or splashing
A tiny spot, speck, or mark, esp. one made with or as with a pointed object
A small drink of alcoholic liquor
A trace or hint:
A trifling amount; the smallest bit
The smallest unit of liquid measure, equal to160 fluid dram or about half a drop (0.0616 milliliter): the British and Canadian imperial minim equals160 of an imperial fluid dram or 0.0592 milliliter
Any of a large subclass (Acari) of tiny, sometimes microscopic, arachnids often parasitic upon animals, insects, or plants, or infesting prepared foods, including many species that transmit diseases
A small amount; bit
The smallest particle of an element or compound that can exist in the free state and still retain the characteristics of the element or compound: the molecules of elements consist of one atom or two or more similar atoms; those of compounds consist of two or more different atoms
Any small amount
A minute part or amount.
A small spot, mark, or stain
A small diacritic mark, such as an accent, vowel mark, or dot over an i.
Anything that is of little importance or worth.
The least bit; an iota:
A location or position:
To reduce or become reduced to pieces or components
To fall into small fragments or pieces; disintegrate:
To rot or cause to rot; decay; putrefy.
To become liquid; melt:
To break or become broken into fragments.
break or cause to break into pieces
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