compost heap

variants: or chiefly US

compost pile

Definition of compost heap

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  mixture, compound

  1. :  to convert (as plant debris) to compost

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

    :  a great number or large quantity :  lot

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

    :  to form or round into a heap

    :  to form a heap on :  load heavily

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