scupper

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A similar opening in a wall or parapet that allows water to drain from a roof
Thwart or destroy, especially something belonging or pertaining to another; compare scuttle

We can't allow US tantrums to scupper global justice..

A drainage hole on the deck of a ship
drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard
put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
A hole allowing water to run off the deck
The drain in a downspout or flat roof, usually connected to the downspout
An opening for drainage in a wall, curb or parapet
(1 )An opening for drainage in a wall, curb or parapet
An opening cut through the waterway and bulwarks of a ship, so that water falling on deck may flow overboard; called also scupper hole
an opening in the floor portion of a bridge to provide means for rain or other water accumulated upon the roadway surface to drain through it into the space beneath the structure
An opening in the side of a ship at deck level to allow water to run off An opening for draining off water, as from a floor or the roof of a building
An opening for drainage in a wall, curb or parapet The drain in a downspout or flat roof, usually connected to the downspout
{i} opening for draining water from the deck of a ship (Nautical)
To scupper a plan or attempt means to spoil it completely. If Schneider had seen him that would have scuppered all his plans. a hole in the side of a ship that allows water to flow back into the sea
Any opening or drain in the side of a structure, flat roof, or downspout for the drainage of rain water
{f} (British) destroy, annihilate; strike suddenly, make a surprise assault
wait in hiding to attack
thwart, destroy
Roof drain
An opening in a parapet wall intended to drain the roof
scuppers
{n} the channels and holes in a ships side to carry water off of the deck
scuppered
past of scupper
scuppering
present participle of scupper
scuppers
third-person singular of scupper
scuppers
plural of , scupper
scupper

    Расстановка переносов

    scup·per

    Турецкое произношение

    skʌpır

    Произношение

    /ˈskəpər/ /ˈskʌpɜr/

    Этимология

    [ 'sk&-p&r ] (noun.) 15th century. From Dutch schcepen (“to draw off”)

    Времена

    scuppers, scuppering, scuppered

    Слово дня

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