See under lox1 .
a kind of brine-cured salmon, having either a salt cure (Scandinavian lox) or a sugar cure (Nova Scotia lox) often eaten with cream cheese on a bagel.
a kind of smoked salmon
short for liquid oxygen, esp when used as an oxidizer for rocket fuels
- Scandinavian shield
noun 1. another name for Baltic Shield
operating system, storage An MS-DOS command to check for faults on a disk and provide a graphical representation the results. Scandisk was introduced with MS-DOS version 6 to replace CHKDSK. [What kinds of disk? What faults?] (1997-07-16)
noun, Chemistry. 1. a rare, trivalent, metallic element obtained from thortveitite. Symbol: Sc; atomic weight: 44.956; atomic number: 21; specific gravity: 3.0. noun 1. a rare light silvery-white metallic element occurring in minute quantities in numerous minerals. Symbol: Sc; atomic no: 21; atomic wt: 44.955910; valency: 3; relative density: 2.989; melting pt: 1541°C; boiling pt: […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white infusible powder, Sc 2 O 3 , soluble in acids.