- clean or brighten the surface of (something) by rubbing it hard, typically with an abrasive or detergent；remove (dirt or unwanted matter) by rubbing with an abrasive or detergent
- the action of scouring or the state of being scoured, especially by swift-flowing water；an act of rubbing something hard to clean or brighten it
verb: scour, 3rd person present: scours, gerund or present participle: scouring, past tense: scoured, past participle: scoured
- 1. clean or brighten the surface of (something) by rubbing it hard, typically with an abrasive or detergent he scoured the bathtub
- ▪ remove (dirt or unwanted matter) by rubbing with an abrasive or detergent use an electric toothbrush to scour off plaque I've spent all day mopping and scouring
- ▪ (of water or a watercourse) make (a channel or pool) by flowing forcefully over something and removing soil or rock a stream came crashing through a narrow cavern to scour out a round pool below
- ▪ archaic administer a strong purgative to he immediately proceeded to scour him with the most potent medicines
- 1. the action of scouring or the state of being scoured, especially by swift-flowing water the scour of the tide may cause lateral erosion
- ▪ an act of rubbing something hard to clean or brighten it give the floor a good scour
- 2. diarrhea in livestock, especially cattle and pigs.
菜瓜布》 scouring pad (字面上翻譯是『刷東西的墊子』) 海綿的菜瓜布》 scouring sponge...
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