noun. ['ˈskaʊɝɪŋ'] the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water.
Words that Rhyme with Scouring
Example sentences of the word scouring
1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Combine water with a small amount of chlorine-free scouring powder or baking powder to make a mild abrasive paste.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Use a scouring brush to remove the stain.
Quotes containing the word scouring
1. Everyone thinks you've been kidnapped,"he said. "We've been scouring the ship. When Coach Hedge finds out- oh, gods, you've been here all night?""Frank!"Annabeth's ears were as red as strawberries. "We just came down here to talk. We fell asleep. Accidentally. That's it.""Kissed a couple of times,"Percy said.Annabeth glared at him. "Not helping!
- Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena
noun. ['ˈskaʊɝɪŋ'] moving over territory to search for something.