scour about

scour about

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  • scour — scour1 [skour] vt. [ME scouren < MDu scuren < ? OFr escurer < VL * excurare, to take great care of < L ex , intens. + curare, to take care of < cura, care] 1. to clean or polish by vigorous rubbing, as with abrasives, soap and… …   English World dictionary

  • Scour — For the physical process, see . Scour Inc. was a search engine for multimedia on the Internet, and provided Scour Exchange, an early peer to peer file exchange service. Scour was founded by five students (Vince Busam, Michael Todd, Dan Rodriques …   Wikipedia

  • scour — scour1 /skoweur, skow euhr/, v.t. 1. to remove dirt, grease, etc., from or to cleanse or polish by hard rubbing, as with a rough or abrasive material: to scour pots and pans. 2. to remove (dirt, grease, etc.) from something by hard rubbing: to… …   Universalium

  • scour — I [[t]skaʊər, ˈskaʊ ər[/t]] v. 1) to cleanse or polish by hard rubbing, as with an abrasive material 2) to remove (dirt, grease, etc.) from something by hard rubbing 3) civ to clear or dig out (a channel, drain, etc.), as by the force of water 4) …   From formal English to slang

  • scour — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, probably from Middle Dutch schuren, from Old French escurer, from Late Latin excurare to clean off, from Latin, to take good care of, from ex + curare to care for, from cura care Date: 14th century transitive… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • scour — I. /ˈskaʊə / (say skowuh) verb (t) 1. to cleanse or polish by hard rubbing: to scour pots and pans. 2. to remove (dirt, grease, etc.) from something by hard rubbing. 3. to clear out (a channel, drain, etc.). 4. to purge thoroughly, as an animal.… …  

  • scour — I v 1. scrub, scrub up, rub, abrade; polish, burnish, buff, shine, brighten; wipe, swab, mop, brush; wash, clean, clean up, cleanse, wash up, Brit. Inf. tub, lave, Chiefly Scot. dight. 2. purge, cleanse, clear, purify, lustrate; clean out, Med.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • poke about/around — SEARCH, hunt, rummage (around), forage, grub, root about/around, scavenge, nose around, ferret (about/around); sift through, rifle through, scour, comb, probe; Brit. informal rootle (around …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat about — look for, scour, search, seek …   English contemporary dictionary

  • meat food — мясная пища turning out good food приготовление доброкачественной пищи to impart piquancy to the food придавать пикантность пище junk food неполноценная пища; готовая кулинарная продукция aversion to food отказ от приёма пищи, отвращение к пище… …   English-Russian travelling dictionary

  • river — river1 riverless, adj. riverlike, adj. /riv euhr/, n. 1. a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel or series of diverging and converging channels. 2. a similar stream of something other than water: a… …   Universalium

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