1. Noun.  A crowd; a throng; a multitude or great number of people.
  2. Noun.  A great number or large quantity of things not placed in a pile.
  3. Noun.  A pile or mass; a collection of things laid in a body, or thrown together so as to form an elevation; as, a heap of earth or stones.
  4. Noun.  (computing) A data structure consisting of trees in which each node is greater than all its children.
  5. Verb.  (transitive) To pile in a heap.
  6. Verb.  (transitive) To form or round into a heap, as in measuring.
  7. Verb.  (transitive) To supply in great quantity.

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