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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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noted that the Boy Scouts organization has consistently produced leaders in all fields of life.
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put it: "Without a shot being fired, Department of Defense lawyers apparently abandoned the Boy Scouts, threw up their hands and surrendered to the ACLU's latest radical attack on the cherished heritage and values of this nation.
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.
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Catholic Conference, unfortunately, filed one in support of the Boy Scouts, focusing on the right to self-governance.
The Boy Scouts of America, as a private organization, must have the right to establish its own standards of membership if it is to continue to instill in boys the values of the Scout Oath and Law to boys .
Even though the BSA has the legal right of association, SFA members and many other Scouts still want the BSA to change its membership policy.
Girl Scout cookies and milk may not be the model of a healthy snack, but the Girl Scouts have been a positive influence on young women for several decades.