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scour

prolonged diarrhoea in livestock, esp cattle
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scour

[′skau̇·ər]
(geology)
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scour

The erosion of a concrete surface, exposing the aggregate.
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ALMOST every farm will, at some time, have experienced an outbreak of scours in their newborn calves.
Author observed the scour around horizontal cylinders in steady current and wave conditions, as well as with different Reynolds numbers (Re), Shields parameters, and pipeline gaps.
One of the latest enhancements is the bridge scour plotting tool.
Only a few studies [12-14] show results for scour around scaled model having the same shape as actual field bridge pier including river bathymetry.
'We will thoroughly scour the entire city, every corner, every alley, every bridge, all possible hiding places,' said Estrada, who admitted he was still furious at what happened at Binondo.
[1] suggested that, the total scour at bridges can be divided into long-term degradation of the river bed, contraction scour at the bridge and local scour at the piers or abutments.
But we will try to make that better and our aim next year is to try and bring two or three people into the building that we can scour as many games as we can.
1% flooding scour depth obtained by reliable statistical analysis
[7] studied the temporal evolution of clear-water pier and abutment scour and found that the principal parameter influencing the scour process is the densimetric particle Froude number so suggested an logarithmic formula.