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scal·lop

(skŏl′əp, skăl′-) also scol·lop (skŏl′-)
n.
1.
a. Any of various marine bivalve mollusks of the family Pectinidae, having fan-shaped shells with a radiating fluted pattern.
b. The edible adductor muscle of a scallop.
c. A shell of a scallop, or a dish in a similar shape, used for baking and serving seafood.
2. One of a series of curved projections forming an ornamental border.
3. See escalope.
v. scal·loped, scal·lop·ing, scal·lops also scol·loped or scol·lop·ing or scol·lops
v.tr.
1. To edge (cloth, for example) with a series of curved projections.
2. To bake in a casserole with milk or a sauce and often with bread crumbs: scalloped potatoes.
3. To cut (meat) into thin boneless slices.
v.intr.
To gather scallops for eating or sale.

[Middle English scalop, from Old French escalope, shell, perhaps of Germanic origin (akin to Dutch schelp, seashell), or from Old French escale, scale; see scale1 + Old French (envel)ope, enveloping cover (from enveloper, to envelop; see envelop).]

scal′lop·er n.

scallop

(ˈskɒləp; ˈskæl-)
n
1. (Animals) any of various marine bivalves of the family Pectinidae, having a fluted fan-shaped shell: includes free-swimming species (genus Pecten) and species attached to a substratum (genus Chlamys). See also pecten3
2. (Zoology) the edible adductor muscle of certain of these molluscs
3. (Zoology) either of the shell valves of any of these molluscs
4. (Cookery) a scallop shell or similarly shaped dish, in which fish, esp shellfish, is cooked and served
5. one of a series of curves along an edge, esp an edge of cloth
6. (Historical Terms) the shape of a scallop shell used as the badge of a pilgrim, esp in the Middle Ages
7. (Cookery) chiefly Austral a potato cake fried in batter
vb
8. (tr) to decorate (an edge) with scallops
9. (Cookery) to bake (food) in a scallop shell or similar dish
10. (intr) to collect scallops
[C14: from Old French escalope shell, of Germanic origin; see scalp]
ˈscalloper n
ˈscalloping n

scal•lop

(ˈskɒl əp, ˈskæl-)

n., v. -loped, -lop•ing. n.
1. any usu. ribbed bivalve mollusk of the family Pectinidae that swims by clapping the fluted shell valves together.
2. the adductor muscle of certain species of such mollusks, used as food.
3. one of the shells of such a mollusk, usu. having radial ribs and a wavy outer edge.
4. a scallop shell or scalloplike plate for baking and serving food.
5. a thin slice of meat, esp. veal, flattened by pounding.
6. any of a series of curved projections cut along an edge, as of a fabric.
v.t.
7. to finish (an edge) with scallops.
8. to escallop.
v.i.
9. to dredge for scallops.
[1350–1400; Middle English scalop, aph. variant of escal(l)op < Old French escalope, escalipe shell, perhaps < Middle Dutch scele, scolpe mollusk shell (Dutch schelp)]

scallop


Past participle: scalloped
Gerund: scalloping

Imperative
scallop
scallop
Present
I scallop
you scallop
he/she/it scallops
we scallop
you scallop
they scallop
Preterite
I scalloped
you scalloped
he/she/it scalloped
we scalloped
you scalloped
they scalloped
Present Continuous
I am scalloping
you are scalloping
he/she/it is scalloping
we are scalloping
you are scalloping
they are scalloping
Present Perfect
I have scalloped
you have scalloped
he/she/it has scalloped
we have scalloped
you have scalloped
they have scalloped
Past Continuous
I was scalloping
you were scalloping
he/she/it was scalloping
we were scalloping
you were scalloping
they were scalloping
Past Perfect
I had scalloped
you had scalloped
he/she/it had scalloped
we had scalloped
you had scalloped
they had scalloped
Future
I will scallop
you will scallop
he/she/it will scallop
we will scallop
you will scallop
they will scallop
Future Perfect
I will have scalloped
you will have scalloped
he/she/it will have scalloped
we will have scalloped
you will have scalloped
they will have scalloped
Future Continuous
I will be scalloping
you will be scalloping
he/she/it will be scalloping
we will be scalloping
you will be scalloping
they will be scalloping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been scalloping
you have been scalloping
he/she/it has been scalloping
we have been scalloping
you have been scalloping
they have been scalloping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been scalloping
you will have been scalloping
he/she/it will have been scalloping
we will have been scalloping
you will have been scalloping
they will have been scalloping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been scalloping
you had been scalloping
he/she/it had been scalloping
we had been scalloping
you had been scalloping
they had been scalloping
Conditional
I would scallop
you would scallop
he/she/it would scallop
we would scallop
you would scallop
they would scallop
Past Conditional
I would have scalloped
you would have scalloped
he/she/it would have scalloped
we would have scalloped
you would have scalloped
they would have scalloped

scallop

To alternate solid food with layers of creamy sauce.

Scallop plate

A plate in the shape of a scallop shell. Scalloped oysters, at one time, were prepared in scallop shells. Dishes for scalloped oyster preparation were often shaped like scallop shells. Ornamental dishes unable to withstand the necessary baking temperature are still sometimes made in the shape of scallop shells.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Scallop - one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)scallop - one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
curve, curved shape - the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
2.scallop - edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
escallop, scollop, scallop - edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
shellfish - meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
sea scallop - muscle of large deep-water scallops
bay scallop - muscle of small choice shallow-water scallops
3.Scallop - thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiledscallop - thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
slice, piece - a serving that has been cut from a larger portion; "a piece of pie"; "a slice of bread"
4.scallop - edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
bivalve, lamellibranch, pelecypod - marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
Pecten irradians, bay scallop - a small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North America
giant scallop, Pecten magellanicus, sea scallop - a large scallop inhabiting deep waters of the Atlantic coast of North America
escallop, scollop, scallop - edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
Verb1.scallop - decorate an edge with scallops; "the dress had a scalloped skirt"
adorn, decorate, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify - make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
2.scallop - bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top
ready, prepare, cook, fix, make - prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
3.scallop - form scallops in; "scallop the meat"
core out, hollow out, hollow - remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk"
4.scallop - fish for scallops
fish - catch or try to catch fish or shellfish; "I like to go fishing on weekends"
5.scallop - shape or cut in scallops; "scallop the hem of the dress"
shape, form - give shape or form to; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character"
Translations
الأسْقَلوب: مَحار مَرْوَحي الشَّكْلمَحَارُ الاسقلوب
hřebenatkalastura
kammusling
vieiraconcha de peregrinovenera
kampasimpukkasimpukka
jakobova kapica
fésûkagyló
hörpudiskurhörpuskel
ホタテガイ帆立貝
가리비국자가리비
šukutėsgeldutė
ķemmes gliemene
escalopePectinidae
hrebenatka
kammusslamusslapilgrimsmussla
หอยพัด
con điệp

scallop

[ˈskɒləp]
A. N
1. (Zool) → venera f
2. (Sew) → festón m, onda f
B. VT
1. (Culin) → guisar en conchas
2. (Sew) → festonear
C. CPD scallop shell Nvenera f

scallop

[ˈskæləp ˈskɒləp] n
(to eat)coquille f Saint-Jacques

scallop

n
(Zool) → Kammmuschel f, → Jakobsmuschel f (esp Cook); scallop shell (for cooking) → Muschelschale f
(= loop)Bogen m, → bogenförmige Verzierung; (on linenware) → Feston m
vt (= decorate with loops)mit Bögen or mit einem Bogenrand versehen; linenwarefestonieren

scallop

[ˈskɒləp] n
a. (Zool) → pettine m
b. (Culin) → cappa santa
c. (Sewing) → smerlo

scallop

also scollop (ˈskoləp) noun
an edible shellfish that has a pair of hinged, fan-shaped shells.
ˈscalloped adjective
(of the edge of a garment etc) cut into curves and notches. The collar of the blouse has a scalloped edge.

Scallop

مَحَارُ الاسقلوب lastura kammusling Jakobsmuschel αχιβάδα vieira simpukka coquille Saint-Jacques jakobova kapica capasanta ホタテガイ 국자가리비 escalope kamskjell przegrzebek vieira устрица kammussla หอยพัด deniz tarağı con điệp 扇贝
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