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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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I want to thank the Scoutmasters of America and the volunteer Scouters for taking the time to care.
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