Scramming
Scram Scram (skr[a^]m), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Scrammed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scramming}.] to leave; to go away; used mostly as an impolite command to a person to go away from a specific location. [informal] [PJC]

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  • Scramming — Scram Scram (skr[a^]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scrammed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scramming}.] to shut down (a nuclear reactor) quickly, as in an emergency. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scramming — skræm v. leave, go away, get out (Slang) interj. get out!, go away!, leave immediately! (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scramming contract — A mining contract which confers the right to mine and gather such ore as may be left within the limits of a mine or pit, the same having been opened and mined before. Such a contract does not contemplate breaking through the walls of the mine or… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Scram — This article is about nuclear reactors. For other meanings, see Scram (disambiguation). A scram or SCRAM is an emergency shutdown of a nuclear reactor though the term has been extended to cover shutdowns of other complex operations, such as… …   Wikipedia

  • Scram — (skr[a^]m), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Scrammed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scramming}.] to leave; to go away; used mostly as an impolite command to a person to go away from a specific location. [informal] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scram — (skr[a^]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scrammed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scramming}.] to shut down (a nuclear reactor) quickly, as in an emergency. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scrammed — Scram Scram (skr[a^]m), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Scrammed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scramming}.] to leave; to go away; used mostly as an impolite command to a person to go away from a specific location. [informal] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scrammed — Scram Scram (skr[a^]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scrammed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scramming}.] to shut down (a nuclear reactor) quickly, as in an emergency. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scram — I. intransitive verb (scrammed; scramming) Etymology: short for scramble Date: circa 1928 to go away at once < scram, you re not wanted > II. noun Date: 1953 a rapid emergency shutdown of a nuclear reactor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Control rod — PWR control rod assembly, above fuel element A control rod is a rod made of chemical elements capable of absorbing many neutrons without fissioning themselves. They are used in nuclear reactors to control the rate of fission of uranium and… …   Wikipedia

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