compost heap

noun
variants: or chiefly US compost pile
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of compost heap

:a pile of plant materials that are allowed to decay to create compost

Word by Word Definitions

compost play
  1. : a mixture that consists largely of decayed organic matter and is used for fertilizing and conditioning land

  2. : mixture, compound

  1. : to convert (a material, such as plant debris) to compost

heap play
  1. : a collection of things thrown one on another : pile

  2. : a great number or large quantity : lot

  1. : to throw or lay in a heap : pile or collect in great quantity

  2. : to form or round into a heap

  3. : to form a heap on : load heavily


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