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scout

1. (esp at Oxford University) a college servant
2. Obsolete (in Britain) a patrolman of a motoring organization

scout

[skau̇t]
(engineering)
An engineer who makes a preliminary examination of promising oil and mining claims and prospects.
(navigation)
To search an area by following an orderly pattern of courses.
A craft engaged in search.

Scout

[skau̇t]
(aerospace engineering)
A four-stage all-solid-propellant rocket, used as a space probe and orbital test vehicle; first launched July 1, 1960, with a 150-pound (68-kilogram) payload.

scout

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To probe an airspace or a surface area for the presence of something. To search for hostile aircraft, submarines, or targets. A scout helicopter can guide the strike aircraft and/or attack helicopter onto the target. A slower fixed-wing aircraft can also act as a scout.

Scout

Tonto’s horse. [TV: “The Lone Ranger” in Terrace, II, 34; Radio: “The Lone Ranger” in Buxton, 143]
See: Horse
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President Trump closed by expressing his admiration for how the Boy Scouts of America continue to help shape our great nation.
These youth are often disconnected from nature and really need to experience the sense of adventure and wonder that camping delivers,” said Matthew Thornton, area director and interim scout executive for the Boy Scouts CAC.
Men who have been Boy Scouts report higher average educational attainment and higher average income than men who have not been Boy Scouts.
The new range will assist in the continuing the efforts of the Boy Scouts to raise the next generation of responsible sportsmen.
Ademas de la instruccion academica es importante ensenarles a nuestros hijos valores positivos como civismo, compasion, cooperacion, valor, fe, honestidad, perseverancia, respeto, responsabilidad, positivismo y salud, cualidades inculcadas por los Boy Scouts.
Jay Mechling argues that the real experience of Boy Scouting--in contrast to the rigid prescriptions of the Boy Scouts of America's national office--helps boys develop into a mature masculinity fully compatible with progressive ideals of gender and citizenship.
87) Justice Stevens surveyed the Boy Scouts' mission statement, its claims of inclusivity, and the Scout Oath and Law's terms as defined in the Boy Scout and Scoutmaster handbooks.
Although the Randall case involves similar issues, it differs in one important fact, according to George Davidson, a New York attorney who represented the Boy Scout council in that case.
Though in 1988 he was unable to pull of a cooperative tree planting in South Korea - a World Forest involving athletes in the country for the Olympic Games - Lockyear has already started organizing a 1992 tree planting in that country tied to the Boy Scout Jamboree to be held there.
Up to 15,000 Boy Scout Commemoratives will be made, with royalties going to the Boy Scouts of America for various scouting activities.
Every good boy scout tries to live by that oath and law.