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scram

 (skrăm) Slang
intr.v. scrammed, scram·ming, scrams
1. To leave a scene at once; go abruptly.
2. To shut down automatically. Used of a nuclear reactor.
n.
A rapid shutting down of a nuclear reactor, especially in an emergency.

[Perhaps short for scramble.]

scram

(skræm)
vb, scrams, scramming or scrammed
(intr; often imperative) informal to go away hastily; get out
[C20: shortened from scramble]

scram

(skræm)
n
(General Physics) an emergency shutdown of a nuclear reactor
vb
(General Physics) (of a nuclear reactor) to shut down or be shut down in an emergency
[C20: perhaps from scram1]

scram1

(skræm)

v.i. scrammed, scram•ming. Informal.
to go away; get out (usu. used imperatively).
[1925–30; probably shortened form of scramble (but compare German schramm, imperative singular of schrammen to depart)]

scram2

(skræm)

n.
the rapid shutdown of a nuclear reactor in an emergency.
[1945–50; perhaps identical with scram1]

scram


Past participle: scrammed
Gerund: scramming

Imperative
scram
scram
Present
I scram
you scram
he/she/it scrams
we scram
you scram
they scram
Preterite
I scrammed
you scrammed
he/she/it scrammed
we scrammed
you scrammed
they scrammed
Present Continuous
I am scramming
you are scramming
he/she/it is scramming
we are scramming
you are scramming
they are scramming
Present Perfect
I have scrammed
you have scrammed
he/she/it has scrammed
we have scrammed
you have scrammed
they have scrammed
Past Continuous
I was scramming
you were scramming
he/she/it was scramming
we were scramming
you were scramming
they were scramming
Past Perfect
I had scrammed
you had scrammed
he/she/it had scrammed
we had scrammed
you had scrammed
they had scrammed
Future
I will scram
you will scram
he/she/it will scram
we will scram
you will scram
they will scram
Future Perfect
I will have scrammed
you will have scrammed
he/she/it will have scrammed
we will have scrammed
you will have scrammed
they will have scrammed
Future Continuous
I will be scramming
you will be scramming
he/she/it will be scramming
we will be scramming
you will be scramming
they will be scramming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been scramming
you have been scramming
he/she/it has been scramming
we have been scramming
you have been scramming
they have been scramming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been scramming
you will have been scramming
he/she/it will have been scramming
we will have been scramming
you will have been scramming
they will have been scramming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been scramming
you had been scramming
he/she/it had been scramming
we had been scramming
you had been scramming
they had been scramming
Conditional
I would scram
you would scram
he/she/it would scram
we would scram
you would scram
they would scram
Past Conditional
I would have scrammed
you would have scrammed
he/she/it would have scrammed
we would have scrammed
you would have scrammed
they would have scrammed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.scram - leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form; "Scram!"
go forth, leave, go away - go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"

scram

verb
Slang. To leave hastily:
Slang: hightail, vamoose.
Idioms: beat it, hightail it, hotfoot it , make tracks.
Translations
arrêt d’urgence

scram

[skræm] VIlargarse, rajarse (LAm)
scram!¡lárgate!

scram

[ˈskræm] vificher le camp
scram! → fiche le camp!

scram

vi (inf)abhauen (inf); scram!verschwinde/verschwindet!

scram

[skræm] vi (fam) → filare, filarsela