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scour

(skour)
n.
scours(used with a sing. or pl. verb) Diarrhea in livestock.

scour′er n.
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Fredsoe, "Flow around and forces on a pipeline near a scoured bed in steady current," Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, vol.
In the afternoon, students visited Haworth Scouring Company to see the next stage of the process where the wool is washed and scoured before being processed into a number of various woollen-based products - from carpets, rugs, soft furnishings to cloth and insulation.
The scoured fabric was treated at 95oC for 45minutes as per the above recipe and then washed at boil and rinsed with cold water.
This paper deals with interface phenomena of ecologically scoured cotton material.
From the underwater photo, we could see that the foundation concrete on water face was scoured and destroyed, and the water face existed defect place, the foundation base was scoured seriously, and existed pore space.
When good quality wool is scoured, the fiber length of resulting wool tops is reduced about 20 mm (0.8 in.).
Cresting 10 to 30 feet above flood stage in places, the record-high flows scoured the countryside from Minnesota to Missouri.
RUSSIA'S top investigative body said its chief was injured by a bomb that went off as he and colleagues scoured the wreckage of a passenger train derailed by an earlier blast.
Because that rocky debris isn't being scoured away as effectively as it was in the pre-dam era, the Grand Canyon is slowly filling up, says Christopher S.
The "Shabeen Queen" would brew beer and distill liquors for the thirsty miners using wood scoured from the surrounding bush.