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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


  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.

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

by Best Books on, Federal Writers' Project

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 previewDictionary of Agricultural and Allied Sciences (1992)

(A - B) by L. L. Somani

Scow Factor. The ratio between the cubic contents of a ...

Google previewThe Sailor's Illustrated Dictionary (2001)

by Tom Lenfestey

scow 393 ted with short masts so that it was not helpless without the towing boat. schooner brig n. A two-masted vessel with square-rigged foremast and fore-and- aft-rigged mainmast. In New England the same arrangement was called a ...

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

by Various

Scow,skow, n.

Google previewFarrow's military encyclopedia (1895)

a dictionary of military knowledge by Edward Samuel Farrow

The United States steam-drilling scow was first introduced in the ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2003)

by Moselio Schaechter

Scow. University of California. 914. 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 ...

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Small photo of The Niagara Scow sits in the raging water of the Niagara River close to the edge of the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls Canada.Small photo of Tchickirne old illustration, antique Turkish scow. By unidentified author, published on Magasin Pittoresque, Paris, 1842Small photo of River Coal transportation, using barge/scow.Small photo of The old scow ashore of the lakeSmall photo of River Coal transportation, using barge/scow.Small photo of NEW ZEALAND - CIRCA 1975: stamp printed by New Zealand, sh Historic Sailing Ship, Scow Lake Erie, circa 1975Small photo of River Coal transportation. using barge/scow. More...

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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