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scad 1

 (skăd)
n. pl. scad or scads
Any of several carangid fishes chiefly of the genus Decapterus, especially D. punctatus of the western Atlantic.

[Origin unknown.]

scad 2

 (skăd)
n. Informal
often scads A large number or amount: Scads of people are in the hall.

[Origin unknown.]

scad

(skæd)
n, pl scad or scads
(Animals) any of various carangid fishes of the genus Trachurus, esp the horse mackerel
[C17: of uncertain origin; compare Swedish skädde flounder]

scad

(skæd)

n. Usu., scads.
a great number or quantity.
[1855–60, Amer.; of obscure orig.; compare British dial. scal(d) a great quantity]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scad - any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidaescad - any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae
Carangidae, family Carangidae - large family of narrow-bodied marine food fishes with widely forked tails; chiefly of warm seas
carangid, carangid fish - a percoid fish of the family Carangidae
saurel, Trachurus trachurus, horse mackerel - large elongated compressed food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe
bigeye scad, big-eyed scad, goggle-eye, Selar crumenophthalmus - of Atlantic coastal waters; commonly used for bait
Decapterus macarellus, mackerel scad, mackerel shad - small silvery fish; Nova Scotia to Brazil
cigarfish, Decapterus punctatus, quiaquia, round scad - small fusiform fish of western Atlantic

scad

noun
Informal. An indeterminately great amount or number.Often used in plural:
jillion, million (often used in plural), multiplicity, ream, trillion.
Informal: bushel, gob (often used in plural), heap (often used in plural), load (often used in plural), lot, oodles, passel, peck, slew, wad, zillion.
References in classic literature ?
Then I'll have to trouble you for a few scad until--'
An earlier report from Scad had said the number of employees in the banking sector stood at 12,100 at the end of June 2017 as opposed to 13,000 at the end of June 2016.
The event, held at the university's historic North Kowloon campus, hosted special guests; renowned Chinese couturier Guo Pei, the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mr Edward Yau and VIP industry representatives, in recognition of SCAD students' technical and conceptual achievement in fashion.
Both the Scad and HTI are under the HRD Group of Companies.
Being the pioneer locators HTI and SCAD occupy old buildings which are more than 20 years old,' Plaza said, noting that there were 750 affected workers.
sup][1] SCAD is defined as a spontaneous separation of coronary artery wall without any other reasons, it involves intimal tearing and hematoma formation within the artery media, causing compression the true lumen, and therefore results in angina, acute myocardial infarction (AMI), syncope, sudden death, and other clinical presentations.
Our patient had an ACS secondary to a non-atherosclerotic, non-FMD-related SCAD with complete resolution of the dissection with conservative medical management as documented on the control cineangiography three months after the index event.
Now SCAD has 12,500 students across four campuses--Savannah, Hong Kong, Atlanta, and Lacoste, France--with some 42 disciplines and more than 100 degrees ranging from the first MFA in motion media visual effects to game development to historic preservation.
For his part, HE Mohammed Saif Al-Hameli expressed his delight at the signing of the SLA and the opportunity to cooperate with a reputable institution like SCAD, adding that GPSSA cooperation is driven the Authoritys realization that statistical contribute to sound decision making, thereby supporting the Governments development plans being put into effect by our wise government for the for the common good of the nation and the generation to come.
Available at SCAD Atlanta, SCAD Hong Kong or SCAD Savannah, week-long SCAD Summer Seminars workshops offer students the opportunity to gain valuable educational experience while developing their creative vision through exciting art and design projects and assignments.
The first description of SCAD was published in 1931 and it was based on the autopsy findings of a 42-year old woman, who had passed away suddenly after a severe chest pain [5].