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scour

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

scour′er n.

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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Peroxide Bleaching of Scoured Fabrics: There is a very small loss in weight with hydrogen peroxide bleaching of the scoured material but still it is 30% more with the ultrasound treatment.
According to results in Table 2, pectinase scoured cotton (ES1, ES2) fabrics have higher degree of polymerization than alkali scoured one (AS).
It is obvious that when the scoured range of foundation base exceeds above-mentioned value, the pier foundation may be overturned.
During the trials, a large wool blend was identified and scoured after alternating pretreatment with steam or microwave.
Ironically, most of the sand came from rural levees that were scoured, blown out, or overtopped by floodwaters.
Tracy and his team recently scoured the investment landscape in search of companies with dividends yields above 4%, payout ratios equal to or less than 100%, and a history of boosting dividends by an annualized rate of at least +5%.
Junia, it was found that the 84 meter high and 350 meter long concrete bridge is exposed to damage risks since the ground where both the two piers of the bridge (Bridge Pier I and Bridge Pier II) are rooted has scoured in addition that the access road to underneath the bridge had collapsed.
Contract awarded for Repair/restoration of luguit bridge scoured abutment naguilian, la union 13af0099