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to rub hard in order to clean

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to remove (an outer layer or adherent matter) by rubbing a surface with considerable pressure

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to make a thorough search of

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a place that is scoured (especially by running water)

examine minutely

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clean with hard rubbing

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rub hard or scrub

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rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid

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Estimation of the depth of scour in the vicinity of spur dikes has been the main concern of engineers for years.
Many researchers have tried to estimate the scour depths around bridge piers by simulating the bridge model with the consideration of various factors, such as depth of water, average velocity of flow, and diameter of sand (Dargahi 1990; Firat, Gungor 2009; Johnson, Dock 1998; Johnson, Niezgoda 2004; Melville, Raudkivi 1996; Yanmaz, Altinbilek 1991).
Incorporating risk-based, data-driven ideas from the scour program aligns the course with important concepts recently enacted within MAP-21 that we hope will allow safer, more cost effective and focused designs and analyses.
The other 90 turbine sites are in areas with more stable seabed sediment and not prone to scour.
Coming from a tired old goat wrangler's experience, the causes of scours in stock (especially young stock) can be dietary, worms, Coccidiosis, chilling, a poor immune system, and poisoning.
Figure 2 to 7 represent the relation between the transverse spacing ratio (ST/b) and the relative scour (ds/b).
Scour protection was accomplished through underpinning of the center stone pier and the installation of stone stream barbs upstream of the bridge.
This volume presents the proceedings of ICSE-5, the Fifth International Conference on Scour and Erosion, held November 2010 in San Francisco, California.
With Greece's economy in desperate trouble, some Greeks are being forced to scour rubbish bins to find items to sell in the weekly market, which is run by the Garbage Collectors Association.
Before the paddy season, big farmers scour railway stations and bus stands to scour for cheap labour as more than five lakh migrants come to the state in this season.
Over time the weir has deteriorated as a result of erosion and scour to the masonry as well as water penetration through the structure itself.
Sneaker fanatics, or sneaker heads, as some like to be called, scour the Web, pester faraway sellers, and shell out top dollar to score hard-to-find vintage models.
From North Hollywood to Tujunga, Greuel's team will scour the streets to find blighted vehicles, then deploy a convoy of tow trucks from the city Department of Transportation to remove them.
Speaking in advance of his speech, Mr Hart said: "America, France, Germany, Italy and Japan - none of these nations have to scour the world to find teachers for their schools.
In response, insurers are concentrating on consumer relations and hiring companies that scour the Internet for what's being said about them.