scum

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To remove (something) as scum

Some scumd the drosse, that from the metall came; / Some stird the molten owre with ladles great .

To remove the layer of scum from (a liquid etc.)
To scour (the land, sea etc.)

Soo by Merlyns aduys ther were sente fore rydars to skumme the Countreye, & they mette with the fore rydars of the north .

A greenish water vegetation (such as algae), usually found floating on the surface of ponds
The topmost liquid layer of a cesspool or septic tank
A person or persons considered to be reprehensible
A layer of impurities that accumulates at the surface of a liquid (especially molten metal or water)
worthless people
{v} to take off the scum or foulness
{n} froth, dross, refuse, dregs of the people
In offset-lithography, a film of ink printing in the non-image areas of the plate where it should not print
the floatable materials that form an accumulating layer on the liquid surface inside a primary waste water treatment tank; includes oils, grease and soaps
Traces of printing ink which temporarily adhere, during litho printing, to the non-image area of the plate due to its inability to repel ink
is unwanted ink marks in the non-image area
a film of impurities or vegetation that can form on the surface of a liquid
To form a scum; to become covered with scum
layer of impurities formed on the surface when sugar is heated - mechanical impurities such as dust and dirt in the early years, extracted using bullock's blood / albumen which entangled most of the impurities floating in the solution and raised them to the surface in the form of a thick scum, which was carefully removed
(a) A floating layer of unmelted material on the molten glass surface (b) The light colored marks which appear along the edges and as finger-prints on unglazed ware and bisque, caused by soluble salts in the clay Adding barium carbonate to the clay body will prevent scumming
To sweep or range over the surface of
refuse; recrement; anything vile or worthless
A film of ink that prints in a non-printing area of the plate
Also used figuratively
Scum is a layer of a dirty or unpleasant-looking substance on the surface of a liquid. scum marks around the bath
The extraneous matter or impurities which rise to the surface of liquids in boiling or fermentation, or which form on the surface by other means; also, the scoria of metals in a molten state; dross
{f} remove impurities; remove the foul membrane from the surface of a liquid; form a foul membrane, become covered with a dirty film
The extraneous or foreign matter which rises to the surface of the water and forms a layer or a film there It can also be a residue deposited on the tile or walls of the pool or spa Sources of scum are soap, oil, deodorant, hair spray, suntan lotions and others
{i} filth, dirt; waste, rubbish; foul film or slime that forms atop a liquid; riffraff, rabble, mob
Floatable materials found on the surface of primary and secondary settling tanks consisting of food wastes, grease, fats, paper, foam, and similar matter
a colorless or nearly colorless residue derived from the processing of photoscreen stencils which may lodge in the stencil openings, thus blocking those areas of the printing screen when improper or incomplete washing out of the stencil occurs
To take the scum from; to clear off the impure matter from the surface of; to skim
Any material that floats to the surface of wastewater during treatment, usually removed in sedimentation tanks
disapproval If you refer to people as scum, you are expressing your feelings of dislike and disgust for them
scum bag
a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'"
scum ball
(Slang) immoral person, scumbag
scum of the earth
people who are not worthy of respect, people of low morals
scumming
The act of restoring a game's save file for the purpose of continuing play with a better outcome than was obtained the first time
scummy
Covered in scum

We have to wash your trousers: they're all scummy.

pond scum
Any of various freshwater algae that form a usually greenish film on the surface of stagnant water
pond scum
free-floating freshwater green algae
pond-scum parasite
an aquatic fungus of genus Synchytriaceae that is parasitic on pond scum
scumming
The accumulation of sticky ink on a plate
scumming
The act of restoring a games save file for the purpose of continuing play with a better outcome than was obtained the first time
scumming
The act of taking off scum
scumming
The strategy of collecting easy rewards in unchallenging areas, e.g. when a high-level character visits levels suitable for low-level characters in roguelike games
scumming
That which is scummed off; skimmings; scum; used chiefly in the plural
scummy
Covered with scum; of the nature of scum
scummy
{s} covered with a dirty film; despicable, mean, nasty
scummy
of the most contemptible kind; "abject cowardice"; "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick"
scummy
covered with scum; "the scummy surface of the polluted pond"
scummy
sleazy, worthless, no good
scummy
covered with scum; "the scummy surface of the polluted pond
scum
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