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Word: scavenge

Definition: hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion


Sentences Containing 'scavenge'

DARC has been shown to internalise chemokines but does not scavenge them.
Top Fuel/Funny cars generally uses aluminum-coversion Chrysler Hemi engines, which production stopped in December 2010 (this refers to the old "", which had actual hemispherical combustion chambers, not the modern "Hemi" engine, which is just a trademark name . Superchargers for the engines are based on "blowers" used to scavenge spent exhaust gases from large 2-stroke diesel engines, such as the Detroit Diesel.
When he was in the middle of a batting slump, he would scavenge the streets and pick up any pin he found, believing this was a sign he would break out of the slump.
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