scram


1scram

intransitive verb \ˈskram\

: to leave immediately

scrammedscram·ming

Full Definition of SCRAM

:  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

2scram

noun

Definition of SCRAM

:  a rapid emergency shutdown of a nuclear reactor

First Known Use of SCRAM

1953

Other Energy Engineering Terms

fusion

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