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  1. scour

    • IPA[ˈskaʊə]

    英式

    • v.
      clean or brighten the surface of (something) by rubbing it hard, typically with an abrasive or detergent;remove (dirt or unwanted matter) by scouring
    • n.
      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
    • noun: scour

    • verb: scour, 3rd person present: scours, gerund or present participle: scouring, past tense: scoured, past participle: scoured

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    • 相關詞

    動詞

    • 1. clean or brighten the surface of (something) by rubbing it hard, typically with an abrasive or detergent she scoured the cooker I was scouring out the pans
    • remove (dirt or unwanted matter) by scouring use an electric toothbrush to scour off plaque
    • (of water or a watercourse) make (a channel or pool) by flowing quickly over something and removing soil or rock a stream came crashing through a narrow cavern to scour out a round pool below
    • 2. (of livestock) suffer from diarrhoea he went out to deal with piglets who were scouring
    • archaic administer a strong purgative to he immediately proceeded to scour him with the most potent medicines

    名詞

    • 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. diarrhoea in livestock, especially cattle and pigs.
    • n.
      an establishment where raw wool is washed to remove dirt and natural grease: the historic wool scour is now a living museum and a direct physical link to Australia's pioneering era

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈskou(ə)r]

    美式

    • v.
      clean or brighten the surface of (something) by rubbing it hard, typically with an abrasive or ... he scoured the bathtub
    • n.
      the action of scouring or the state of being scoured, especially by swift-flowing water: the scour of the tide may cause lateral erosion

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • IPA[ˈskou(ə)r]

    美式

    • v.
      subject (a place, text, etc.) to a thorough search in order to locate something: David scoured each newspaper for an article on the murder

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • IPA[ˈskaʊə]

    英式

    • v.
      subject (a place, text, etc.) to a thorough search in order to locate something: David scoured each newspaper for an article on the murder

    Oxford Dictionary

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