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heaps (something)

Much or a lot (of some quality or thing). Primarily heard in UK. He's done heaps better in maths ever since he got a tutor. I should have installed more memory into my computer ages ago—it's heaps faster now!
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heaps

verb
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Talking to reporter, Dr Faisal Iftikhar said people with respiratory issues were visiting his clinic frequently these days because of the unhealthy environment caused by dirty nullahs and garbage heaps .
Partly because of its relative economy of capital and quick startup capabilities, heap leaching technology is successfully being adapted to cope with increasingly riskier environments such as extended frigid weather conditions, enabling leach operations to function effectively in high-altitude locales or in Arctic or sub-Arctic regions.
He's Jewish-American, my character, so I listened to some [American podcasts], there's a great podcast called 'You Made It Weird With Pete Holmes,' which I got really into," Heaps said.
Un-ginned cotton lying in form of big heaps can never be converted to total loss.
Mr Heaps is a member of the Business and Oversight Board of the Law Society and serves on the risk and audit and constitutional committees of the International Bar Association.
FLATS PLAN: Heaps Rice Mill on Liverpool's Park Lane, left; and, above, the view north
The appeal judge, sitting with Mr Justice Collins and Judge Nicholas Cooke, said Heaps gave a "demonstrably false" account of his movements before the fire.
To be doubly sure, put them on top of a wall or on your garden path and kill them in the sunshine first then add them to your heap as dead plant material.
Francesca suffered 85% burns when she was unable to escape the smoke and flames caused by Heaps putting petrol and a naked flame though the letterbox of her home in Liverpool.
As Daniel Breaks, pictured, was beginning a 30- year jail sentence, pensioners Mike and Joy Heaps said the ordeal would leave scars that would take time to heal.
Ideally, have two heaps on the go at one time, so you can move the upper layers of uncom-posted material into a new heap when the lower levels are almost ready for use.
Another interim, Kenneth Heaps, MD, retired from his full-time job as a VPMA in 2002 thinking he was ready for the "good life.
Q: Is it correct that DEFRA will be charging a `stealth tax' on horse muck heaps of over pounds 400 per year?
Ruiz hauled in a 60-yard pass from Hong Myung-Bo on the run, then settled himself with defender Jay Heaps rushing back to position.
Hakk said his group plans to investigate such hormone-breakdown residues in new compost heaps containing manure from cattle and swine.