Heap was inducted into the Raven’s Ring of Honor in 2014.
Oaktree and Pimco are raising billions of dollars to pick up bargains from the scrap heap.
A covering should be erected over the apple heap, supported by four sticks for easy access.
A First World War tank becomes entangled within a mangled heap of barbed wire on the battlefield.
Heap was moving the truck at his home in Mesa, a Phoenix suburb, on Friday when he struck the girl, police said.
41 is just the commonsense attitude towards integrated unities, that are not like a heap but like a syllable (§3.2.1).
A radical incoherence follows since there is a commitment to all and any number both making a heap and not making a heap.
Thus the ‘heap’ (conjunction) of specific absences of fire, is equivalent to the absence of any fire at all (the disjunction of specific fires).
But relegating shareholders to the bottom of the heap will make investors even less keen on providing money to the undercapitalised banking sector.
Donald Trump is now the third US president in history to be impeached after a heap of expert witnesses claimed he abused his power and obstructed Congress.
For example, irrespective of the vagueness of ‘heap’ it is logically true of any number of grains of wheat that it either does or does not make a heap.
The failure of ministers to recognise the value of shut-down businesses, which now includes many cinemas, means they are consigning thousands of workers to the scrap heap.”
His ravaged, ex-alcoholic tattoo artist has his work cut out when his estranged daughter comes knocking at his trailer door; she’s brought a whole heap of trouble with her.
Because the predicate ‘heap’ has unclear boundaries, it seems that no single grain of wheat can make the difference between a number of grains that does, and a number that does not, make a heap.
In New Farm, it’s close to the Powerhouse, a contemporary multi-arts venue, the Brisbane Riverwalk, a heap of excellent cafes, bars and restaurants, and Fortitude Valley, the city’s entertainment precinct (if going ape is your thing).
Samsung designed new eco-friendly packaging for some of its TVs so customers can transform what might have been a heap of garbage into useful household items like cat houses, magazine and book holders, or entertainment centers, the company recently announced.
A competent speaker must say that a single grain of wheat does not make a heap; but if that’s right, then she must also say that two grains do not make a heap; and that three grains don’t; and so on until she must say that, e.g., one million grains don’t make a heap.
Chuka Umunna, the Liberal Democrat business and treasury spokesman, said: "It would be unforgiveable to heap further stress and anxiety on families who are already struggling by deliberately pursuing a policy that the government's own independent economic watchdog now says will result in a recession."
The argument can be run equally in the opposite direction, from the premise that one million grains make a heap: if one million grains make a heap, then one million less one grain make a heap; and if one million less one grain make a heap, then one million less two grains make a heap; etc.
The classic Sorites, or ‘heap argument’, seeks to show that even 10,000 grains do not make a heap, on the ground that (a) three grains do not, and (b) the addition of one grain could never be enough to turn a non-heap into a heap: however often a further grain is added, no precise boundary between non-heap and heap is ever found.
heap
noun group
- a collection of objects laid on top of each other
verb possession
- bestow in large quantities
Example: He heaped him with work
verb contact
- arrange in stacks
Example: heap firewood around the fireplace
noun quantity
- (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
noun artifact
- a car that is old and unreliable
verb change
- fill to overflow
Example: heap the platter with potatoes
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The classic Sorites or heap argument seeks to show that even 10000 grains do not make a heap on the ground that a three grains do not and b the addition of one grain could never be enough to turn a non-heap into a heap however often a further grain is added no precise boundary between non-heap and heap is ever found