worn away as by water or ice or wind (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑eroded
Similar to: ↑worn

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  • scoured — [ skurɛd ] n. m. • 1875; mot angl., de to scour « laver » ♦ Anglic. Techn. Laine lavée directement sur le dos du mouton, avant la tonte (SYN. laine lavée à dos). ● scoured nom masculin (anglais scoured, de to scour, laver) Laine lavée directement …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Scoured — Scour Scour (skour), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scoured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scouring}.] [Akin to LG. sch[ u]ren, D. schuren, schueren, G. scheuern, Dan. skure; Sw. skura; all possibly fr. LL. escurare, fr. L. ex + curare to take care. Cf. {Cure}.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scoured — un·scoured; …   English syllables

  • scoured — skaÊŠÉ™(r) n. act of scrubbing; act of rubbing with an abrasive material; act of thoroughly searching an area; diarrhea (Veterinary Med.) v. scrub; rub with an abrasive material; search an area thoroughly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scoured — coursed …   Anagrams dictionary

  • Scoured Wool — Absolutely clean wool having no grease, soil, suint or any foreign matter …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • scoured wool — /skaʊəd ˈwʊl/ (say skowuhd wool) noun wool that has been washed to remove impurities such as grease and dirt …   Australian English dictionary

  • scoured wool — Wool cleaned and freed of dirt and grease; an agricultural commodity exempted from the general coverage of the Federal Motor Carrier Act. Interstate Commerce Com. v Wagner (DC Tenn) 112 F Supp 109 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • un|scoured — «uhn SKOWRD», adjective. not scoured; not cleaned by rubbing: »an unscoured sink …   Useful english dictionary

  • ice-scoured — /uys skoweurd , skow euhrd/, adj. Physical Geog. noting an area having surface features resulting from scouring by an advancing ice sheet during glaciation. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

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