any of several diving ducks of the genus Aythya, especially A. marila (greater scaup) of the Northern Hemisphere, having a bluish-gray bill.
either of two diving ducks, Aythya marila (greater scaup) or A. affinis (lesser scaup), of Europe and America, having a black-and-white plumage in the male Also called (US) bluebill, broadbill
noun 1. a graver with a flattened or hollowed blade, used in engraving. noun 1. a variant spelling of scorper
noun 1. a Scot variant of scar1
verb (used with object), scavenged, scavenging. 1. to take or gather (something usable) from discarded material. 2. to cleanse of filth, as a street. 3. to expel burnt gases from (the cylinder of an internal-combustion engine). 4. Metallurgy. to purify (molten metal) by introducing a substance that will combine chemically with impurities. verb (used without […]
- Scavenge pump
noun 1. (engineering) an oil pump used in some internal-combustion engines to return oil from the crankcase to the oil tank