Definition of Scrams

1. Verb. (third-person singular of scram) ¹



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Definition of Scrams

1. scram [v] - See also: scram

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrams

scrambled
scrambled egg
scrambled eggs
scrambler
scramblers
scrambles
scrambling
scramblingly
scramblings
scrambly
scrambs
scramjet
scramjets
scrammed
scramming
scrams (current term)
scran
scranch
scranched
scranches
scranky
scrannel
scrannels
scrannier
scranny
scrans

Literary usage of Scrams

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Nuclear Energy Today by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2003)
"For example, the number of unplanned automatic scrams has been decreasing over the past decade, indicating a widespread improvement in plant operation (see ..."

2. Spent Nuclear Fuel Discharges from U. S. Reactors (1993) by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Made of strongly neutron-absorbing materials, control blades are inserted into the reactor core at planned shutdowns and during scrams. ..."

3. Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators: Workshop by NEA Nuclear Science Committee (2001)
"These show that scrams with a time duration of less than 10s and 200s are insignificant for areas A and D respectively. In addition, it was confirmed that ..."

4. Russia Energy Survey, 2002 by International Energy Agency, Energy Charter Secretariat (2002)
"NPP Operational Events and Reactor scrams, 1992-1999 121. Reactor "scrams" ore unplanned reactor ..."

5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"Slamming, part, trumping. Slam, v. to beat. Slammed, beat. Slamming, a beating. "He slammed to un wi' a stick." Slams, scrams, broken meat. ..."

6. Legacy in the Sand: Chemical Command in Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm. (1993)
"... the initial delivery of 1000 SCRAMs arrived approximately six months prior to the scheduled date.166 Nor were the aforementioned contracts the only ..."

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