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verb (used without object), scrammed, scramming. Informal.
to go away; get out (usually used as a command):
I said I was busy, so scram.
the rapid shutdown of a nuclear reactor in an emergency.
verb (used with object)
to shut down (a nuclear reactor) rapidly in an emergency.
verb scrams, scramming, scrammed
(intransitive; often imperative) (informal) to go away hastily; get out
an emergency shutdown of a nuclear reactor
(of a nuclear reactor) to shut down or be shut down in an emergency


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