from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act expressed by the verb to scour in its various senses.
  • Having an erosive action on the hearth of the furnace: said of slag which is very fusible and fluid when melted, highly vitreous when cooled, also generally very silicious and ferruginous in composition.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush, soap and water
  • noun of livestock diarrhoea
  • verb Present participle of scour.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun moving over territory to search for something
  • noun the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water


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