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scour, scours

1. the chemical and physical cleaning of fleece wool.
2. diarrhea.

dietetic scour
see dietary diarrhea.
peat scour
see secondary nutritional copper deficiency.
scour weed
scour worm
includes the genera Trichostrongylus, Ostertagia, Cooperia and Nematodirus spp.
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Under extreme weather, the bridge is likely to collapse because of the long- standing scour at the piers.
Bridge natural frequencies changing with the scour depth: a--X direction (longitudinal direction); b--Y direction (transverse direction)
The processes of the bridge scour monitoring system
The platforms of web-based bridge scour monitoring system
Generalized Regression Neural Networks and Feed Forward Neural Networks for Prediction of Scour Depth Around Bridge Piers, Advances in Engineering Software 40(8): 731-737.
Influence of Foundation Scour on the Dynamic Response of an Existing Bridge, Journal of Bridge Engineering 16(2): 295-304.
Semi-Integral Bridge Scour Prevention by using Epipremnum Aureum, in Proc.
Experimental Investigation of Clear-Water Local Scour at Pile Groups, Journal Hydraulic Engineering 132(10): 1100-1104.
Local Scour around Cylindrical Piers, Journal of Hydraulic Research 15(3): 211-252.
Clearwater Local Scour at Complex Piers, Journal Hydraulic Engineering 131(4): 330-334.
Effects of Collars on Scour Reduction at Bridge Abutments, in Proc.
Estimation of Pile Group Scour Using Neural Networks, Applied Ocean Research 25(4): 225-234.