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It Has 4 letters ( h e a p )         2 vowels ( e a )         2 consonants ( h p )         Word on the contrary paeh

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

Middle English _heep_, from Old English _hēap_, from Proto-Germanic _*haupaz_ (compare Dutch _hoop_, Low German _Hupen_, German _Haufen_), from Proto-Indo-European _*koupos_ ‘hill’ (compare Lithuanian _kaũpas_, Albanian _qipi_ ‘stack’, Avestan [script needed] (kaofa))

Middle English heep, from Old English hēap, from Proto-Germanic *haupaz (compare Dutch hoop, Low German Hupen, German Haufen), from Proto-Indo-European *koupos ‘hill’ (compare Lithuanian kaũpas, Albanian qipi ‘stack’, Avestan [script needed] (kaofa))

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HEAP (_plural_ HEAPS) * A crowd; a throng; a multitude or great number of people. * Francis Bacon a HEAP of vassals and slaves * W. Black He had HEAPS of friends. * A pile or mass; a collection of things laid in a body, or thrown together so as to form an elevation. _a HEAP of earth or stones_ * Dryden Huge HEAPS of slain around the body rise. * A great number or large quantity of things. * Bishop Burnet a vast HEAP, both of places of scripture and quotations * Robert Louis Stevenson I have noticed a HEAP of things in my life. * (computing) A data structure consisting of trees in which each node is greater than all its children. * _This term needs a definition. Please help out and ADD A DEFINITION, then remove the text {{rfdef}}._ SYNONYMS * See also Wikisaurus:lot TRANSLATIONS

heap (plural heaps)

  1. A crowd; a throng; a multitude or great number of people.
  2. A pile or mass; a collection of things laid in a body, or thrown together so as to form an elevation.
    a heap of earth or stones
  3. A great number or large quantity of things.
  4. (computing) A data structure consisting of trees in which each node is greater than all its children.
  5. This term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - VERB
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HEAP (_third-person singular simple present_ HEAPS, _present participle_ HEAPING, _simple past and past participle_ HEAPED) * (transitive) To pile in a heap. _He HEAPED the laundry upon the bed and began folding._ * (transitive) To form or round into a heap, as in measuring. * 1819, John Keats, _Otho the Great_, Act I, scene II, verses 40-42 Cry a reward, to him who shall first bring News of that vanished Arabian, A full-HEAP’D helmet of the purest gold. * (transitive) To supply in great quantity. _They HEAPED praise upon their newest hero._ DERIVED TERMS * heap up TRANSLATIONS

heap (third-person singular simple present heaps, present participle heaping, simple past and past participle heaped)

  1. (transitive) To pile in a heap.
    He heaped the laundry upon the bed and began folding.
  2. (transitive) To form or round into a heap, as in measuring.
  3. (transitive) To supply in great quantity.
    They heaped praise upon their newest hero.

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* epha * HAPE * hep A, HEPA

Which the in categoryOLD ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Old English - Etymology

From Proto-Germanic _*haupaz_, whence also Old High German _houf_. Compare also Old Norse _hópr_.

From Proto-Germanic *haupaz, whence also Old High German houf. Compare also Old Norse hópr.

Which the in categoryOLD ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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Old English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈhæːɑp/

  • IPA(key): /ˈhæːɑp/

Which the in categoryOLD ENGLISH - NOUN
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Old English - Noun

HĒAP

hēap

Which the in categoryPORTUGUESE - NOUN
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Portuguese - Noun

HEAP m or f

heap m or f

Which the in categoryWEST FRISIAN - NOUN
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West Frisian - Noun

HEAP

heap


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