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Definition of the noun scuttle
What does scuttle mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: scuttles
- container for coal; shaped to permit pouring the coal onto the fire
- an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonyms of scuttle: hatchway / opening
- more generic words: entrance / entranceway / entree / entry / entryway = something that provides access
- more specific term: escape hatch = hatchway that provides a means of escape in an emergency
- part: hatch = a movable barrier covering a hatchway
Alternative definition of the noun scuttle
- A container like an open bucket (usually to hold and carry coal).
- [construction] A hatch that provides access to the roof from the interior of a building.
- A small hatch or opening in a boat. Also, small opening in a boat or ship for draining water from open deck.
Definition of the verb scuttle
What does scuttle mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: scuttled | scuttling | scuttles
- to move about or proceed hurriedly
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Theme, indefinite] [Path Preposition] [Location] There jumped a little white rabbit out of the box there [Verb] [Path Preposition] [Location, concrete] [Theme, indefinite] There jumped out of the box a little white rabbit [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] He skated Penny | Tom jumped the horse [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective] Bill rolled the drawer open | He rode her seasick | He skated Penny exhausted | Tom walked the dog exhausted [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] to / into [Oblique, state] Bill rolled the drawer to an open position | He rode her to sickness | He skated Penny to exhaustion | Tom walked the dog to exhaustion [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] Tom jumped the horse over the fence [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] The horse jumped [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Location, concrete] The horse jumped the stream [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] to / into [Oblique 2, state] Claire skated her skates blades to shreds | She waltzed herself to sickness | We walked ourselves into a state of exhaustion [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] [Path Preposition] [Oblique 2] Tom ran the soles off his shoes [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] The horse jumped over the fence [Path Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] Out of the box jumped a little white rabbit
Verbs of Motion (with the same syntax): amble, backpack, bolt, bounce, bound, bowl, canter, carom, cavort, charge, clamber, climb, clump, coast, crawl, creep, dart, dash, dodder, drift, file, flit, float, fly, frolic, gallop, gambol, glide, goose step, hasten, hike, hobble, hop, hurry, hurtle, inch, jog, journey, jump, leap, limp, lollop, lope, lumber, lurch, march, meander, mince, mosey, nip, pad, parade, perambulate, plod, prance, promenade, prowl, race, ramble, roam, roll, romp, rove, run, rush, sashay, saunter, scamper, scoot, scram, scramble, scud, scurry, shamble, shuffle, sidle, skedaddle, skip, skitter, skulk, sleepwalk, slide, slink, slither, slog, slouch, sneak, somersault, speed, stagger, step, stomp, stray, streak, stride, stroll, strut, stumble, stump, swagger, sweep, swerve, swim, tack, tear, tiptoe, toddle, toil, totter, tour, traipse, tramp, travel, trek, troop, trot, trudge, trundle, vault, waddle, wade, walk, wander, weave, whiz, zigzag, zoom.
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonyms of scuttle: scamper / scurry / skitter
- more generic word: run = move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
- more specific word: crab = scurry sideways like a crab
Alternative definition of the verb scuttle
- [transitive] To deliberately sink a ship or boat by order of the commander, rather than by enemy action; generally done when the ship's capture was imminent.
- [context: by extension, in figurative use] Intentionally undermine or thwart oneself, or denigrate or destroy one's position or property; compare [term, scupper, lang=en].
- [intransitive] To move hastily, to scurry
Scuttle is a character from the Disney animated movie "The Little Mermaid". He is a seagull. When Ariel sees Eric, she wants to meet him. Thus, she goes to Scuttle, who teaches her all about the human world. He returns for a minor role in "The Little Mermaid II: return to the Sea2. He appears as a guest in "House of Mouse".
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Scuttle is a musical group.
- albums: "Testing the Strength of the Surface", "Fireworks for Summer"
Scuttle is a PHP/MySQL-based open source social bookmarking application. It contains code from other PHP-based projects such as Drupal and jQuery.
- official website: www.sourceforge.net/projects/scuttle
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Scuttle
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An Encyclopædia of Gardening (1829)
Comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape-gardening, Including All the Latest Improvements; a General History of Gardening in All Countries; and a Statistical View of Its Present State, with Suggestions for Its Future Progress, in the British Isles by John Claudius Loudon
scuttle is a wooden box for carrying sifted earth in situations where the wheelbarrow cannot be brought into use. Sometimes it is made of iron, like the common coal-scuttle. 1397. The pot-carrier is an oblong board, with a hoop- handle in the ...
by Philip Gooden
A scuttle is a square hole on board ship used for light, ventilation and so on (and, when below the waterline, for scuttling or sinking the vessel). So a scuttled - or holed - butt is the sea-going term for a cask from which water can be drawn.
by Richard Henry Dana
Since a scuttle is an opening, this is a cask with an opening for a tin or dipper.) It's also the origin of the term “scuttlebutt,” meaning gossip or rumor—derived from the talk of men gathered around the cask. twelve, ...
The Liveaboard Guide (2012)
Living Afloat on the Inland Waterways by Tony Jones
Thankfully you have adequate supplies stacked neatly beside your boat, but to refill your scuttle means going outside again, into the wind and the rain. Ten minutes later you remove your coat and boots for the second time and begin to build ...
by Craig Julian
D Explanation: A scuttle is a small opening in a ceiling that ...
Proceedings of the 2014 Asia-Pacific Conference on Computer Science and Applications (CSAC 2014), Shanghai, China, 27-28 December 2014 by Ally Hu
Coal scuttle is an important part of the boiler system, the overall shape into the hopper is a trapezoid, we first set up the ladder model blank first, then modify the surface mapping, add the light, and complete the basic rendering later on.
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
SCUTATE–SCUTTLE. SCUTATE, a skii tät [L. scutatus, armed with a long shield– from scutum, a shield]; in bot., shaped like an anc. round buckler; in zool ., having a surface protected by large scales. SCUTATA, n. -ti ta, in entom., shield-bugs; ...
[Avariantof Scuttle(3).] Scuttle,skut′l, n.ashallow basket:a vessel for holding coal.[A.S. scutel—L. scutella,a salver,dim.ofscutra, a dish.] Scuttle, skut′l , n. the ...
by Charles Richardson
SCUTTLE. Sp. Escotilla. Skinner thinks may be from the Dut. Schuyte, a boat, or from schuttel, scuttella, a kind of dish or platter: it is more probably from the A. S. Scyt-an, to shoot. The scuttles in the deck of a ship.–the opening through which ...
Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell (1895)
by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Scuttle Sea. Deities Scuttle. To scuttle a ship is to bore a hole in it in order to make it sink. Rather strangely, this word is from the same root as our word shut 0r bolt (Saxon scyttel, a lock, bolt, or bar). It was first applied to a hole in aroof with a ...
Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Tinker's Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland
Scuttle, to (roughs and thieves), to stab, rip a man open. From the ordinary meaning of the word, or gypsy teattle, to kill. Three persons were charged with being accessory to the murder of John Brady in a scuttling a&T2.y.— Scotsman.
Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
To scuttle a ship is to bore a hole in it in order to make it sink. Rather strangely, this word is from the game root as our word shut or bolt (Saxon ityttel, a lock, bolt, or bar). It was first applied to a hole in a roof with a door or lid, then to a hatchway ...
by Julia Cresswell
scrutiny see INsCRUTABLE scud see sCUTTLE scuff see sCRUFF scupper [L19th] This was first used as military slang in the ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
Scuttle, scurry, and scamper all imply a rapid erratic progress of or as if of a small active animal but each may carry quite distinctive suggestions. Scuttle tends to suggest an irregular, precipitous, and seemingly awkward gait (as of a spider or ...
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of an old roller belonging to the late George Lillywhite in who m's garage it had reposed since the 1930s.
Photo credit: Elsie esq.
- Scuttle Farewell
Scuttle says farewell in the Under the Sea - Journey of the Little Mermaid attraction in New Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom.
Photo credit: Sam Howzit
- Scuttle Fly (Phoridae)
Small scuttling (hence name) fly perching on the lid of the compost bin.
Photo credit: Martin Cooper Ipswich
- Scuttle Fly Pair + Interloper
Phoridae, unidentified. Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC, USA.
Photo credit: treegrow
- A Different Scuttle Of Fish
Mixing metaphors at a global warming protest.
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Video shows what scuttle means. A container like an open bucket (usually to hold and carry coal).. A hatch that provides access to the roof from the interior of a ...
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Scrabble value of S1C3U1T1T1L1E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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