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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 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 previewEncyclopædia americana (1836)

a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time by Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford

Scow is an American word, signifying a large, flat-bottomed, heavy boat, about 30 feet long, and 12 wide. In some parts of the U. States, it is called a gondola. (See Canoe, Galley, &c.) Boccaccio, Giovanni, whose name alone, as Mazzuchelli ...

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 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 previewRetold Mark Twain (2001)

by Pegi Bevins

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 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 (1841)

Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, Biography, History, and Political Economy by Thomas Thomson, Allan Cunningham

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

Google previewThe Sailor's Illustrated Dictionary (2001)

by Tom Lenfestey, Thompson 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 previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

tenement, uninteresting, unqualified flat area of East England Fens flat bean lima flatboat barge, pram, scow flat bottle (hip-)flask flat-bottomed barge lighter, scow flat-bottomed boat barge, pontoon, punt, scow flat-bottomed freight boat barge ...

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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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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