how to pronounce scram

skɹæm

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meanings of scram

verb:

  1. To mine for ore on a small scale, especially from mines previously been worked on where most of the ore is believed to have been removed.
  2. To be weakened by an accident, a disease, starvation, etc.
  3. To scratch (something) with claws or fingernails; to claw.
  4. Of a nuclear reactor or some other thing: to shut down, usually because of an emergency.
  5. Alternative letter-case form of scram.
  6. To leave in a hurry; to go away.
  7. To shut down (a nuclear reactor or, by extension, some other thing) for safety reasons, usually because of an emergency.
  8. Of one's body or limbs: to become numb or stiff due to cold, lack of movement, etc.

noun:

  1. The device used to shut down a nuclear reactor; also, the button or switch used to initiate a shutdown.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of scram.
  3. A mine previously worked on where most of the ore is believed to have been removed, but which is still being mined on a small scale.
  4. A scratch, especially caused by claws or fingernails.
  5. A shutdown of a nuclear reactor (or, by extension, some other thing), often done rapidly due to an emergency.

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