scruto

scruto

(ˈskruːtəʊ)
n, pl -tos
the trapdoor of a stage
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These lines underscore the uncertainty of his future as he continues to discuss his present situation, "E il presente che scruto, / fissandoti ansioso: / l'uomo che un di non ero ed oggi sono, / il cuore che non piu pulsava ed ora / e ritmo che scandisce / un canto fino a ieri sconosciuto.
Rounding out the top three are Leah Scruto of Pizza My Heart in Los Gatos, California, in Second place for her “Big Sur” pizza, featuring a blend of herbs and spices in the crust, San Marzano tomato sauce and topped with sauteed portabella mushrooms, uncured pepperoni, roasted garlic, Italian sausage and green onions, and Michael Stevens of Palo Mesa Pizza in Arroyo Grande, California, taking third place with his “Michaela Pizza” (pepperoni, garlic, red onion, pineapple, jalapeno, bacon and cilantro).
The glide trap is located running across the full width of the stage, visible from above as a strip of closely set wooden laths perpendicular to the stage front; this strip is called the scruto.
This causes perhaps the greatest problem presented by the Corsican trap: wing space was hardly ever wide enough to accommodate the full length of scruto so it was wound onto a windlass (Wilmore 115).
Il Corralero cerco di sollevarsi dalla sedia e scruto verso quella zona in penombra dove qualcuno, dopo aver aperto la porta con un calcio, si era fermato sulla soglia e li se ne stava, quasi non si degnasse di entrare a far parte di quel gruppo di guappi litigiosi.