1 : a collection of things thrown on top of each other : heaps. 2 : a large number or large quantity : lot. Heap. Verb. heaped; heap lots.
adjective [ADJECTIVE noun] A heaping spoon has the contents of the spoon heaped over the edge.
He poured out a heaping bowl of Cheerios. They also, by piling up the water at one end or the other of the sea, raise the level temporarily and locally by 4 to 8 ft. She provided a large plate in the oven and returned to the living room with biscuits and milk for Darian.
Bundle, Lump, Mess, Lump, Stack, Bin, Concentrate, Dump, Abundance, Agglomeration, Aggregation, Assemblage, Bank, Batch, Mass, Bunch, Cargo, Cluster, Collection, Concentration.
As noted above, “pile” can be a noun or a verb. Verb usage: He piled the laundry on the bed and began to fold it. Verb Usage: They showered their latest hero with praise.
Definition of Heap
Informal. a large quantity or number; Crowd: a bunch of people. slang.
Adjective [ADJECTIVE noun] A heaping spoon has the contents of the spoon heaped over the edge.
“Pile” means there is a pile of flour (or other ingredient) on top of the measuring cup. It’s a little more than “rounded off”. “Slight” means that the measuring cup has a small slope.
For dry ingredients, when a recipe calls for a level tablespoon, the usual meaning, without further qualification, is measured by filling the spoon and scraping it horizontally. In contrast, a heaped, heaped, or rounded spoon is not level and includes a heap above the spoon.
in a heap (not comparable) in a heap; huddled.
Measuring a User
Heap distinguishes between Count and Count Unique, where Count is the total number of times an event has occurred and Count Unique represents each individual user, who completed an event. For example, if a user completed the same event four times, the count would be four and the unique count would be one.
/hip/ a messy pile of things: There was a pile of dirty laundry at the foot of his bed. a bunch of/a bunch of something infml.
A: “Bare” when used in the kitchen indicates that an ingredient barely reaches the indicated line on a measuring spoon or cup. It means the opposite of “heap,” which is a slightly generous unit of measurement.
heap (n.) Old English heap “heap (of things); large quantity, quantity, crowd (of people),” from West Germanic *haupaz (source also from Old Saxon hop, Old Frisian hap, Middle Low German hupe, Dutch hoop, German Haufe “heap”), uncertain origin.
1,000,000 grains is a heap. If 1,000,000 grains is a heap, then 999,999 grains are a heap.
Buddy. “Buddy” is a popular word for friend. And while it’s used in other English-speaking countries around the world, it has a special connection to Australia. In the past, mate was used to address men, but it can be gender neutral.
A heap is a binary tree data structure (see BinaryTrees) in which each element has a key (or sometimes a priority) that is smaller than the keys of its children. Heaps are used to implement the priority queue’s abstract data type (see AbstractDataTypes), which we’ll talk about first.