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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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The WOM Scouter than uses natural language processing (NLP) techniques to analyze what blogs it collated are saying about the product and provides a straightforward positive or negative opinion on the product's reputation.
Be that as it may, "Field and Stream" magazine gave the Smart Scouter its 2007 Best of the Best Award.
Scouting activities tend to be 'male' like this knot-tying thing, but in Xavier's scouter activity, they did come up with more 'feminine' activities like designing a tote bag (you draw on sandpaper then iron in the drawing).
Scout from your office desk with the Smart Scouter Cellular Surveillance System, a high-end trail camera that wirelessly sends captured images to a cell phone or computer.
Would any Scouter who took part in the above Gang Shows, or anyone with any information as to the whereabouts of a Gang Show member, please contact the Esther Pearson on (0191) 257 7692.
Second round: Viles bt Harrison at 20th; Wood bt Temple 2 and 1; Williams bt Scouter at 19th; Brown bt Teasdale 6 and 4.
Pour les surrealistes, il est sur qu'elles ne viennent pas d'une pensee consciente et que cette pensee-la doit etre accompagnee ou precedee d'une voix que l'homme peut Scouter, mais sur laquelle il n'a aucune prise, puisqu'elle est automatique.
Scouting was his life and he was an extremely good scouter.
Wireless trail cameras like those made by Moultrie and Smart Scouter have shown me that the longer I can leave a unit undisturbed in a heavily used deer travel area, the more accurate my reconnaissance will be.
A committed scouter, he was a member of Kirkburton Scout group, where he was known as 'Baloo,' after the bear from Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, and became a cub leader.