from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several carangid fishes of the genus Decapterus, especially D. punctatus of the western Atlantic.
- n. Informal A large number or amount. Often used in the plural: Scads of people are in the hall.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. any of several fish, of the family Carangidae, from the western Atlantic
- n. a large number or quantity (usually used in the plural)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small carangoid fish (Trachurus saurus) abundant on the European coast, and less common on the American. The name is applied also to several allied species.
- n. The goggler; -- called also big-eyed scad. See goggler.
- n. The friar skate.
- n. The cigar fish, or round robin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fish, probably the shad.
- n. A carangoid fish, formerly Caranx trachurus, now Trachurus saurus, also called saurel, skipjack, and horse-mackerel, of a fusiform shape, with vertical plates arming the entire lateral line from the shoulder to the caudal fin.
- n. The ray, Raia alba.
- n. A dialectal form of scald.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae
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'Then I'll have to trouble you for a few scad until —'
This experimental video was created as a final project for my procedural animation class at Savannah College of Art and Design. scad.edu It was inspired by demoscene and sub-atomic particle collision images.
It might have been the Japanese frame of mind we were in, but we settled on the slow-cooked Japanese style salmon, which Hugh assured us could be prepared with whole mackerel, trout, sea bass, or scad as well.
For annual fluctuations in catches of anchovy, round herring, yellowtail, mackerel, scad and common squid, from 1950 to 1990, see Terazaki, 1999.
Other species harvested include scad, mackerel, yellowtail, and the common Japanese squid.
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Liz suggested that I spend some time playing with the Democracy Player — a free, open source application that uses the VLC player to play back content in a scad of formats, and supports RSS ‘channels,’ or video content delivered via feeds with media enclosures.