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scour

prolonged diarrhoea in livestock, esp cattle

scour

[′skau̇·ər]
(geology)

scour

The erosion of a concrete surface, exposing the aggregate.
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Peroxide Bleaching of Scoured Fabric: Table 4 shows peroxide bleaching of scoured fabric with and without ultrasound energy.
It was alkali scoured (standard procedure) for 2 h at 100[degrees]C in autoclave (Scholl) by pad roll using 3 % NaOH and 2 g/l Kemonetzer NI.
1 shows, set horizontal size of the foundation as b, the size of scoured part is x, the bending moment of foundation base caused by horizontal wind force is M1, According to Fundamental code for design of railway bridge and culvert of P.
An equal amount of the same wool blend was steam heated and also scoured.
Swollen rivers and streams scoured bottomlands and ripped new channels through the adjoining countryside, eroding soil and uprooting trees and other vegetation.
CHICAGO -- Paul Tracy, editor of the StreetAuthority Market Advisor newsletter, scoured the investment landscape for some solid dividend income plays.
Glaciers formed at high altitudes and scoured mountain valleys.
The "Shabeen Queen" would brew beer and distill liquors for the thirsty miners using wood scoured from the surrounding bush.