Scrap vs Beef - What's the difference?
In lang=en terms the difference between scrap and beef
is that scrap
is to make into scrap while beef
is to add weight or strength to, usually as beef up.
As nouns the difference between scrap and beef
is that scrap
is a (small) piece; a fragment; a detached, incomplete portion or scrap
can be a fight, tussle, skirmish while beef
is (uncountable) the meat from a cow, bull or other bovines.
As verbs the difference between scrap and beef
is that scrap
is to discard or scrap
can be to fight while beef
is to complain.
As an adjective beef is
being a bovine animal that is being raised for its meat.
(etyl) scrappe, from (etyl) skrap, from
A (small) piece; a fragment; a detached, incomplete portion.
* De Quincey
- I have no materials — not a scrap .
(usually, in the plural) Leftover food.
- I found a scrap of cloth to patch the hole.
Discarded material (especially metal), junk.
- Give the scraps to the dogs and watch them fight.
(ethnic slur, offensive) A Hispanic criminal, especially a Mexican or one affiliated to the Norte gang.
The crisp substance that remains after drying out animal fat.
- That car isn't good for anything but scrap .
- pork scraps
* scrap paper
(of a project or plan) To stop working on indefinitely.
To scrapbook; to create scrapbooks.
To dispose of at a scrapyard.
To make into scrap.
A fight, tussle, skirmish.
- We got in a little scrap over who should pay the bill.
(uncountable) The meat from a cow, bull or other bovines.
# The edible portions of a cow (including those which are not meat).
- I love eating beef .
- lean finely textured beef
(uncountable) Bovine animals.
A single bovine (cow or bull) being raised for its meat.
- boneless lean beef trimmings
a grudge (+ with )
- Do you want to raise beeves ?
- He has a beef with anyone who tells him otherwise.
(slang, uncountable) muscle, size, strength
- He has beef with anyone who tells him otherwise.
- Put some beef into it! We've got to get the car over the bump.
(slang, uncountable) essence, content
- We've got to get some beef into the enforcement provisions of that law.
- The beef of his paper was a long rant about government.
* (meat of a cow)
* (meat of a cow) veal
* beef jerky
* beef on weck
* beef stew
* lean finely textured beef
* boneless lean beef trimmings
* bully beef
* corned beef
* where's the beef?
To add weight or strength to, usually as beef up.
(slang) To fart.
- Since you stopped running, you are really beefing out.
(slang) To feud.
- Ugh, who just beefed in here?
(intransitive, chiefly, Yorkshire) To cry
- Those two are beefing right now - best you stay out of it for now.
- David was beefing last night after Ruth told him off
* beef up
* beef out
Being a bovine animal that is being raised for its meat.
Producing]] or known for raising lots of [[#Noun, beef.
- We bought three beef calves this morning.
- beef farms
Consisting]] of or containing [[#Noun, beef as an ingredient.
- beef country
- beef stew