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Overview of noun scouring

The noun scouring has 2 senses

  • scouring -- (moving over territory to search for something; "scouring the entire area revealed nothing")

  • scrub, scrubbing, scouring -- (the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water)

Overview of verb scour

The verb scour has 4 senses

  • scour -- (examine minutely; "The police scoured the country for the fugitive")

  • scrub, scour -- (clean with hard rubbing; "She scrubbed his back")

  • scour, abrade -- (rub hard or scrub; "scour the counter tops")

  • flush, scour, purge -- (rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; "flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank")