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Verb
Clean, polish thoroughly
“Mild abrasives are used to scour pots and pans, oven interiors, and drip pans.”
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To subject (a place, text, etc.) to a thorough search in order to locate something
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“Since many of the traditional black-glazed roof tiles broke in the quake, contractors had to scour other disused Japanese buildings for replacements.”
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To scrape or wear away by friction or erosion
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To search determinedly for someone or something
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Look over, scrutinize lightly
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To carry out spring-cleaning on (a room, a house, etc)
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To brush off or away, typically dirt or litter
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To wash or bathe
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To clean out or get rid off
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To clean thoroughly
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To aimlessly move or drift from place to place
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Noun
An act or sound of scraping, grinding or grating
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An act of rubbing something
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