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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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This year, with the Philippines hosting the 6th ASEAN Scout Jamboree, a whopping delegation of 24,560 local scouts break the countrys record of the number of delegates participating in the local scout jamborees.
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The ACLU has previously maintained that since the Scouts profess a belief in God it should be considered a church.
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.
In his letter of congratulation, Specter said he foresees that the Golden Eagle Scout program will serve as 'a vehicle to instill a compassion and respect for older Americans often lost in today's youth-centered society.
In deciding to expel our seven Oak Park scout groups, the BSA further escalated its fight.
Scouting's message is compromised when prospective leaders present themselves as role models inconsistent with Boy Scouting's understanding of the Scout Oath and Law.
The memo--to all Scout executives--dictated that, if a member were alleged to be homosexual, he should be investigated in a "discreet and responsible fashion.
Unfortunately, at the high school level, where self-scouting isn't always practiced, the non-scouting coach can put himself at risk at two critical times: first, in conference play where his opponents have seen his team play year in and year out or maybe week in and week out; and, second, in the playoffs where the contending teams will take the time to scout every opponent.
It isn't the attack on Chinese food, or movie theater popcorn, or even Girl Scout cookies that bothers me.