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Heap is an alternative word for a pile, e.g., a pile or a heap of trash.
Heap may refer to:
- Heap (data structure), a data structure commonly used to implement a priority queue
- Heap (programming) (or free store), an area of memory used for dynamic memory allocation
- Heap overflow, a type of buffer overflow that occurs in the heap data area
- Heapsort, a comparison-based sorting algorithm
- Heap (mathematics), a generalization of a group
- Heap leaching, an industrial mining process
- The Heap, a golden-age comic book character similar to but well pre-dating Marvel Comics' Man-Thing and later re-imagined by Todd McFarlane for his series Spawn
- High Explosive, Armor-Piercing ammunition and ordnance
- Holocaust Education and Avoidance Pod, an idea put forth in Neal Stephenson's book Cryptonomicon, consisting of bundled information pertaining to guerrilla warfare
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