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Definition of the noun scow

What does scow mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: scows

  1. any of various flat-bottomed boats with sloping ends
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: boat = a small vessel for travel on water
  2. a barge carrying bulk materials in an open hold

Alternative definition of the noun scow

noun

  1. A large flat-bottomed boat, having broad, square ends.

Definition of the verb scow

What does scow mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: scowed | scowing | scows

  1. To transport in a scow.

Explanation

Scow a.k.a. Boat: A boat is a watercraft of any size designed to float or plane, to work or travel on water. Small boats are typically found on inland or in protected coastal areas. However, boats such as the whaleboat were designed for operation from a ship in an offshore environment. In naval terms, a boat is a vessel small enough to be carried aboard another vessel. Another less restrictive definition is a vessel that can be lifted out of the water. Some definitions do not make a distinction in size, as 1000-foot bulk freighters on the Great Lakes are called oreboats. For reasons of naval tradition, submarines are usually referred to as 'boats' rather than 'ships', regardless of their size and shape.

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Google previewRetold Mark Twain

A scow is a large, flat-bottomed boat. 15 The forecastle of a riverboat is the topmost deck. 10 A CUB PILOT'S EXPERIENCE.

Google previewCost Estimating and Analysis (2012)

Balancing Technology and Declining Budgets by Thomas R. Gulledge, William P. Hutzler, Joan S. Lovelace

SCOW is a unique COCOMOID method using the personnel attribute inputs for skill and experience to estimate a corresponding appropriate wage. This is an excellent tool to check reasonableness of input monthly programmer cost values.

Google previewThe California Delta (2007)

by Carol A. Jensen, Hal Schell Archives, East Contra Costa Historical Society

A scow is a flatbottomed boat with square ends used mainly for transportation of bulk agricultural goods. Shallowdraft scows could reach into narrow and shallow backwaters to bring produce out to the main river. Once a large shipment arrived ...

Google previewIowa, a Guide to the Hawkeye State (1938)

by Best Books on

The fisherman's scow is a flatboat about 18 feet long and 4 feet wide, carrying on each side a pair of upright forked stakes sup orting horizontal iron pipes, 12 to 15 feet long, parallel to the side oi"3 the boat. From these pipes, at intervals of ...

Google previewVermilion Harbor O&M, Erie County (1976)

Environmental Impact Statement

A scow is a low-lying, flat-bottomed vessel with typical dimensions of 130 feet in length, 30 feet in width, and 10 feet in draft when Table D-1 General Characteristics: Clamehell Dredge Type of Dredge: mechanical D-3.

Google previewStone (1999)

Building Stone, Rock Fill and Armourstone in Construction by Mick R. Smith

Trolleys and scows Mechanically propelled trolleys with jacking devices are available to lift blocks off the floor of the quarry and move them about the quarry workings. The scow is a modified road vehicle ...

Google previewThe British cyclopædia of the arts and sciences (1835)

by Charles Frederick Partington

Scow is an American word, signifying a large, flat- bottomed, heavy boat, about 30 feet long, and 12 wide. In some parts of the United States it is called a gondola . Body, in Physics; a solid, extended, palpable substance ; of itself merely passive ...

Google previewThe British cyclopaedia of the arts, sciences, history, geography, literature, natural history, and biography ... (1838)

Scow is an American word, signifying a large, flat- bottomed, heavy boat, about 30 feet long, and 12 wide. In some parts of the United States it is called a gondola . Body, in Physics; a solid, extended, palpable substance ; of itself merely passive ...

Google previewThe British Cyclopaedia of the Arts and Sciences (1835)

Including Treatises on the Various Branches of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, the Useful and Fine Arts, Mathematics, Commerce, &c by Charles Frederick Partington

Scow is an American word, signifying a large, flat- bottomed, heavy boat, about 30 feet long, and 12 wide. In some parts of the United States it is called a gondola . Body, in Physics; a solid, extended, palpable substance ; of itself merely passive ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia (1836)

Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, Biography, History, and Political Economy, Reprinted from the American Edition of the 'Conversations Lexicon' ... with Dissertations on the Rise and Progress of Literature by Sir Daniel Keyte Sandford, Thomas Thomson, Allan Cunningham

Scow is an American word, signifying a large, flat- UoUumed, heavy boat, about thirty feet lung, and twelve wide. In some parts of the United States, it is called a gondola. See Canoe, Galley, Slc. Boccaccio, Giovanni, whose name alone, ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

by Various

Scow,skow, n.

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2003)

by Moselio Schaechter

Scow. University of California TABLE 77.1 Relative numbers and biomass of microbial and faunal. GLOSSARY. bulk soil The portion of the soil not under the influence of plant roots. decomposition Breakdown of ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)

by Nila Gott

body _ HULL Chinese _ SAMPAN Dutch _ KOFF, PRAAM flat bottom _ KEEL, SCOW, BARGE fishing _ DORY front _ BOW, PROW Italian _ GONDOLA light _ SCOW, WHERRY military ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Cargo Handling (2013)

by Peter Brodie

Scow Flat-bottomed lighter.Alsocalled scow barge. Scrap terminal Terminal ata port dedicated tothe handling and storage of scrap. Generally, facilities arefew, withan open space capable of allowing scrap of several different basic types to be ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Boating Terms: 2000 Essential Terms for Sailors and Powerboaters (Revised Edition) (1998)

by John Rousmaniere

scow 1) A fast, flatbottomed, bluntbowed racing sailboat popular on small lakes. Most have leeboards. 2) Around salt water, a derogatory term for a slow, bulky boat like a garbage scow. screw Propeller. scud 1) To ...

Google previewStoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana (1886)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature, and Companion to the Encyclopaedia Britannica

This plan was modified until the plant, as used in 1869, consisted of a floating scow having an opening of 32 feet diameter in its centre, through which a large hemispherical iron bell, open both at top and bottom, was lowered to the rock below.

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Scrabble value of S1C3O1W4

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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