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scram

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intransitive verb \ˈskram\

Simple Definition of scram

  • : to leave immediately

Full Definition of scram

scrammedscram·ming

  1. :  to go away at once <scram, you're not wanted>

Examples of scram

  1. The vandals scrammed before the police could arrive.



Origin of scram

short for scramble


First Known Use: circa 1928

Rhymes with scram


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scram

noun

Definition of scram

  1. :  a rapid emergency shutdown of a nuclear reactor



1953

First Known Use of scram

1953

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SCRAM Defined for Kids

scram

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verb \ˈskram\

Definition of scram

scrammedscram·ming

  1. :  to go away at once Hint: Scram is often used as a command. <Scram! Get out of here!>




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