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Definition of the noun Scavengers

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  1. Scavengers is the vernacular name of the Lethrinidae, a family of Percoidei.
  2. Scavengers is the vernacular name of the Lethrinus, a genus of Lethrininae.


  1. "Scavengers" is a 2012 sci-fi film written and directed by Travis Zariwny.
  2. "Scavengers" is a film, directed by Thor Freudenthal.
  3. "Scavengers" is a film.

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Google previewAtlantic Bluefish Fishery Management (1998)

Environmental Impact Statement

The prey available to scavengers is a function of the ability of animals to survive the capture process, either being discarded as unwanted by-catch or having been passed through or over by the gear (Mayer er al. 1981 , Fonds 1994, Rumhor er ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1987)

Volume 27 - Hydrogen Cyanide to Ketones Dimethyl (Acetone) by John J. McKetta Jr

Scavengers. The most common scavenging inhibitors are used in boilers or in water injection systems to remove dissolved oxygen from the feedwater. Mechanical methods (e.g., gas stripping) are also used to reduce the dissolved oxygen ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

Scavengers alter and scatter human remains. These activities confound attempts to investigate the death and identify the individual because antemortem features may be destroyed or lost from the scene. Likewise, important perimortem ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Agricultural, Food, and Biological Engineering (Print) (2003)

by Dennis R. Heldman

Active packaging system Objective Food applications Oxygen scavengers Ethylene scavengers Moisture regulators CO; scavengers Flavor/odor absorbers Antimicrobial packagings Antioxidant-releasing systems Flavor-releasing systems ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science (2000)

by John F. Mongillo, Linda Zierdt-Warshaw

SCAVENGERS and DECOMPOSERS are other types of consumers.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Petroleum Science and Engineering (2003)

Treatment of H2S in water-base muds requires utilization of such chemicals as H2S scavengers, e.g., ironite sponges. Carbon dioxide lightens the mud. C02 must be removed by using some method, such as surface degasser equipment.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

|-v- fix constables, 13 inquest-men, fix scavengers, and a chased all the aldermanry with the appurtenances, - beadle. The origin of the name is not certainly known. 13. Cordwainers ward is bounded on the east by Wallbrook, on the south by ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1815)

It is divided into nine precincts; and is governed by an alderman, twelve common- councilmen, cleven constables, thirteen inquest-men, nine scavengers and a beadle. It has its name from the Saxon word chepe, which signifies a market, kept ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food Microbiology (2014)

by Carl A. Batt

Oxygen Scavengers Oxygen present in food packages may enhance microbial growth, oxidation, off-flavor development, color changes, and Table 1 Examples of active food-packaging systems nutritional losses, causing significant reductions ...

Google previewTrash Talk: An Encyclopedia of Garbage and Recycling around the World (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Garbage and Recycling around the World by Robert William Collin

Sewer Workers and Manual Scavengers On the lowest rung of the formal waste management ladder are manual sewerage workers and manual scavengers. In cities across the country, men clean septic tanks and unclog sewers under ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

Sodium glutamate Reacts with microbes carboxyl groups and stabilizes proteins Proline Osmoprotectant, protects cells from rapid water effluxes Glutamate Product stabilizer Oxygen scavengers Sodium thiosulfate Antioxidant Activated ...

Google previewThe Law-dictionary: Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State, of the English Law (1811)

Defining and Interpreting the Terms Or Words of Art; and Comprising Copious Information on the Subjects of Law, Trade, and Government by Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins

SCAVENGERS, from the Belg. schaven, to scrape or carry away.] Persons chosen into this office in London and its suburbs, who hire rakers and carts to cleanse the streets, and carry the dirt and filth thereof away. In Easter week yearly , two ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deserts (1999)

by Michael A. Mares, Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (Norman, Okla.)

The dominant scavengers of carcasses vary with the size of the corpse. Most large carcasses (e.g., large ungulates) ...

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Small photo of Tree with vultures sitting on its every branch. Scavengers on white backgroundSmall photo of Portrait of vulture scavengers in treetop.Small photo of Group of scavengers fighting for a zebra carcass in Kenya, Africa. Hyena is chasing a vulture with wings spread wideSmall photo of A skua ate my camera! These birds are the ultimate scavengers, living on the edge of seal and penguin colonies, eating carrion, and stealing eggs or chicks when they can. Macquarie Island, AustraliaSmall photo of APR 17 2018: Recreation of a scene from Star Wars A New Hope; Jawa scavengers of the desert planet Tattooine capture astromech droid R2D2 - Hasbro Black Series action figuresSmall photo of APR 17 2018: Recreation of a scene from Star Wars A New Hope; Jawa scavengers of the desert planet Tattooine capture astromech droid R2D2 - Hasbro Black Series action figuresSmall photo of The bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus), also known as the lammergeier or ossifrage on the feeder. Adult pair of scavengers on rock More...

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Scrabble value of S1C3A1V4E1N1G2E1R1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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