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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of scram.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Experts say that plant operators don't take lightly unplanned shutdowns, known as a scrams, and that they can prompt structural changes.

    Japan Plant Had Earlier Alert

  • Experts say that plant operators don't take lightly unplanned shutdowns, known as a scrams, and that they can prompt structural changes.

    Japan Plant Had Earlier Alert

  • Japanese operators and regulators point to their low incidence of "scrams," emergency shutdowns that can result automatically when sensors detect equipment abnormalities.

    Safety Formula Had More Reactors Doing Less

  • VY had the highest rate of reactor scrams in the country in the 1990's.

    Vermont Yankee Power Plant in Extremis

  • Then she backed up into the Wall of Weirdness (I'll explain that one later) and scrams, "Ow, A TACK!" and falls over.

    super-suzan Diary Entry

  • Red scrams, "130, Raja Towers" where a bomb has exploded a month earlier killing 100 people.

    12/24/2006 - 12/31/2006

  • Red scrams, "130, Raja Towers" where a bomb has exploded a month earlier killing 100 people.

    Archive 2006-12-24

  • Red scrams, "130, Raja Towers" where a bomb has exploded a month earlier killing 100 people.

    HH Com 496

  • Many walls inside the David Collins-designed hotel are covered in a light blue-gray faux suede that scrams "touch me!"

    USATODAY.com News

  • We enter my apartment and my creepy Asian roommate scrams like a cockroach.

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