scouring

scouring
noun Date: 1588 1. material removed by scouring or cleaning 2. the lowest rank of society — usually used in plural

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  • Scouring — Scouring. См. Очистка. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Scouring — Scour Scour (skour), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scoured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scouring}.] [Akin to LG. sch[ u]ren, D. schuren, schueren, G. scheuern, Dan. skure; Sw. skura; all possibly fr. LL. escurare, fr. L. ex + curare to take care. Cf. {Cure}.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scouring — noun Scouring is used before these nouns: ↑pad …   Collocations dictionary

  • scouring — /ˈskaʊrɪŋ/ (say skowring) noun 1. diarrhoea in animals, especially cattle. 2. the act of someone or something that scours. 3. (plural) that which is removed by scouring. {scour1 + ing1} …  

  • scouring — noun 1. moving over territory to search for something (Freq. 1) scouring the entire area revealed nothing • Derivationally related forms: ↑scour • Hypernyms: ↑search, ↑hunt, ↑hunting 2. the act …   Useful english dictionary

  • scouring stick — noun A rod for scouring a gun • • • Main Entry: ↑scour …   Useful english dictionary

  • scouring rush — ☆ scouring rush [skour′iŋ ] n. HORSETAIL (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • Scouring barrel — Scour Scour (skour), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scoured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scouring}.] [Akin to LG. sch[ u]ren, D. schuren, schueren, G. scheuern, Dan. skure; Sw. skura; all possibly fr. LL. escurare, fr. L. ex + curare to take care. Cf. {Cure}.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scouring cinder — Scour Scour (skour), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scoured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scouring}.] [Akin to LG. sch[ u]ren, D. schuren, schueren, G. scheuern, Dan. skure; Sw. skura; all possibly fr. LL. escurare, fr. L. ex + curare to take care. Cf. {Cure}.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scouring rush — Scour Scour (skour), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scoured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scouring}.] [Akin to LG. sch[ u]ren, D. schuren, schueren, G. scheuern, Dan. skure; Sw. skura; all possibly fr. LL. escurare, fr. L. ex + curare to take care. Cf. {Cure}.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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