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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 knew who the Scouts and Scouters were and where they came from.
It is traditional that the president of the United States (who is the ceremonial head of the Boy Scouts of America) or the president's representative give a speech to the assembled Scouts and Scouters every four years.
We are a group of Scouters using the Internet to share information to augment Scouting programs here and abroad because we believe that character development, citizenship and fitness that are engrained in Scouting improves the communities in which we live," said Gary Hendra, president, USSSP.
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A training course was right on target with Scouters from the Huddersfield South East District.
sweeping the Isthmus) a group of British West Indian Scouters and
They have three sons, all former Scouters, and all in the military or veterans.
Latino Scouts and Scouters have a profound impact in communities throughout the United States and at every level of Scouting a from Tiger Cub to Eagle Scout.
They said the BSP building will also be a venue for meetings and conferences for the scouters and scouts.
It is an honor to achieve this rank and a great pleasure to have my friends and fellow Scouters join in the celebration.
The Council is staffed by 22 professional Scouters with over 8,000 adult volunteers delivering the Scouting program to more than 27,000 youth.
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