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Verb: scour  skaw(-u)r
  1. Examine minutely
    "The police scoured the country for the fugitive"
  2. Clean with hard rubbing
    "She scoured his back";
    - scrub
  3. Rub hard or scrub
    "scour the counter tops";
    - abrade
  4. Rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid
    "scour the wound with antibiotics";
    - flush, purge
Noun: scour  skaw(-u)r
  1. A place that is scoured (especially by running water)

Derived forms: scours, scouring, scoured

Type of: look for, place, rinse, rinse off, rub, search, seek, spot, topographic point

Encyclopedia: Scour, Incorporated