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Synonyms for scavenge

clean refuse from

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collect discarded or refused material

feed on carrion or refuse

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remove unwanted substances from

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Five carcasses were not scavenged during the monitoring period.
Figures 5 and 6 show the scavenged material by numbers of fragments and as percentages of the total number of fragments of each element.
Common techniques for studies of owl diets, such as analysis of owl pellets or stomach contents, do not easily lend themselves to ascertaining whether prey were killed versus scavenged (DeVault et al.
Over 2/3 of the compounds that inhibited lipid peroxidation scavenged DPPH radical.
Arden Edwards as a home for his family, in part out of material scavenged from movie sets where he worked.
Neandertals came into close, perhaps deadly, contact with hyenas that hunted or scavenged the same prey as they did, a new study suggests.
The final project in this Rural Studio series is a community centre for a rural hamlet that inventively uses scavenged materials to create both a social and physical focus.
PHOTO (1-2--Color) Above, Littlerock resident Cortney Lofton displays a sculpture titled ``Bird Man'' created out of scavenged material.
However, British paleontologists had previously unearthed a spinosaur that appeared to have preyed upon or scavenged the remains of a juvenile Iguanodon, a herbivorous dinosaur.
By examining the types and ratios of bones that were preserved for each species, however, Harris and his coworkers have been piecing together a description of how the animals died and how their carcasses were subsequently scavenged.
302) can be certain that the hominids were killed by large predators and not merely scavenged by them.
The new information counters a theory that they mainly scavenged scraps of meat from abandoned carcasses, says a team led by archaeologist Michael P.
The species in the model differed in the effectiveness with which they scavenged various resources, so that they could excel at the exploitation of some nutrients while competing poorly for others.
Contrary to what Marean and Kim found in the Iranian cave, her evidence indicates that Neandertals scavenged extensively, Stiner says.