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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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But when they returned hours later for a full inspection, they found that staff had fished the scourer out of the bin, and had begun using it again in the kitchen.
The US $800 000 scourer production technology ranks as among the best in the world, and is now the fastest line in the 3M network, he adds.
This was perfect for cups that didn't come out totally clean, as I could just finish washing them with the scourer on my finger.
An average of nine people a week have required treatment or assistance having ingested objects, with coins, beads, toys, chunks of metal and sponge scourers also removed.
This week's winner is Linda Coyne, of Birmingham, who says: "A metal pot scourer in the downspout to your water butt will keep debris out of the water.
Before the war he had been a scourer at Messrs Allen Thornton and Sons in Honley.
He tied the boy's hands behind his back, put socks or a scourer into his mouth to silence him, blindfolded him and sexually assaulted him years ago.
Cleaning the floor is a cinch with the tangle-free microfibres, built-in wringer and a scourer end tip for stubborn stains.
CLEAN SCRAPERS Rusty decorating tools such as scrapers and filler knives can be cleaned using a metal scourer and turpentine.
But then, this was in the pre-fabric conditioner era when a pat dry with a towel after a bath was like being rubbed with a pan scourer.