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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ He made a simple crib for the baby, and heaped praise on Sien whenever she acted maternally.
▪ Motamid heaped gifts upon him, gold and jewels and rich silks.
▪ She spooned four heaped spoonfuls of sugar into it and some condensed milk and sat at the kitchen table.
▪ The waitress showed with my heaped and steaming plate.
▪ The youngest dead had the most flowers, heaped chrysanthemums in plastic coats fringing the oval photograph.
▪ They also heaped praise on the police for the investigation which eventually caught the three.
▪ Unselfconscious of his near-nakedness, he reached down to his carelessly heaped clothing and extracted his shirt from it.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Heap \Heap\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Heaped (h[=e]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. Heaping.] [AS. he['a]pian.]

  1. To collect in great quantity; to amass; to lay up; to accumulate; -- usually with up; as, to heap up treasures.

    Though he heap up silver as the dust.
    --Job. xxvii. 16.

  2. To throw or lay in a heap; to make a heap of; to pile; as, to heap stones; -- often with up; as, to heap up earth; or with on; as, to heap on wood or coal.

  3. To form or round into a heap, as in measuring; to fill (a measure) more than even full.

  1. 1 In a heap. 2 Containing a heap. v

  2. (en-past of: heap)


adj. thrown together in a pile; "a desk heaped with books"; "heaped-up ears of corn"; "ungraded papers piled high" [syn: heaped-up, piled, cumulous]

Usage examples of "heaped".

We had just settled down to our tucker when one of the abos came up smiling and handed me a slab of bark heaped with some kind of native food.

In fact, looking at the unspeaking men draped as best they could over the afterbody of the car, and the dead Invaders lying heaped to one side, and the blood all over everything, and Newsted and the others standing next to the gun-carrier, staring at Mrs.

Gin, vodka, aquavit, Chablis and hock, arrak and Calvados heaped six feet high on one side.

Two automata, circa 1840, German, brothers, sat at facing desks heaped high with manuscripts, books, old shirts, astrolabes, maps, and ink-stands.

The volcano had awoke, and the vapor had penetrated the mineral layer heaped at the bottom of the crater.

As regards the soil, the gullies at Anzac on the spurs of Sari Bahr were quite bewildering in their heaped up confusion, partly rocky, but mainly a sort of red clay and very steep.

All the rest of the paraphernalia of the camp, which Abu Batn had not men enough to transport, was heaped in a pile in the center of the clearing, and even as she looked she saw men setting torches to it.

As dusk drew in upon the forest, the battleground was heaped with barbarian dead, whereas the legions had lost only a few dozen.

On this Annie heaped bloodroots and anemones, a few early violets, and one or two arbutus-sprays, and then looked up to see if I was satisfied.

One or two pleasant pieces of china and a vast amount of worthless material, an ancient boneshaker and a miscellaneous collection of swords and early sporting guns were heaped upon one another with the profusion of a second-hand shop.

I suspected, even if coils of rope and heavy chains might be heaped upon me, or I should be confined in cells or kennels, the most complete and inescapable shackle placed upon me would nonetheless be always that delicate, feminine design, that small, lovely flower, resembling a rose, burned into the flesh of my upper left thigh.

Tonight, the colours were all different, heaped, tangled and flowing one on top of the other: velvet orange, tanne, green, cendre, blue, yellow, red cramoisie, white, gold, copper, violet.

Excellent, he lied, reaching for the sugar bowl and spooning several heaped tea-spoonfuls of what he fervently hoped was demerara sugar into his cup.

The field of Antietam often returned to him, almost as real and vivid as on that terrible day, when the dead lay heaped in masses around the Dunkard church and the Southern army called forth every ounce of courage and endurance for its very salvation.

At either end of the room, stone fireplaces were heaped with fatwood, which popped and crackled with orange flames.