Definitions for "Scavenger"
Keywords:  dead, carrion, feed, vulture, hyenas
A person whose employment is to clean the streets of a city, by scraping or sweeping, and carrying off the filth. The name is also applied to any animal which devours refuse, carrion, or anything injurious to health.
an animal that feeds on dead animals matter that it has not killed (carrion)
an insect that feeds on dead plants or animals
Keywords:  wild, kraken, felids, hyaena, cheetah
a kind of wild card character who can turn up new plot elements, as in the fifth story of the album Kraken, by making unpleasant discoveries that open up the investigation of an abortion ring
one who takes food by chance rather than by stalking and hunting. Many wild cats are scavengers themselves as well as the target for scavengers of other species. In regions were the ranges of various species of wild cat overlap, it is common for larger cats to take the prey from smaller felids - in Asia the Tiger will take freshly killed prey from the leopard, as will the Lion from the Cheetah in Africa. The Cheetah is one of the few species of wild cat that does not scavenge and ironically it looses a great percentage of its prey to other scavengers such as the hyaena.
In water treatment applications, a polymer matrix or ion exchanger that is used specifically to remove organic species from the feedwater before the water is to pass through the deionization process.
The Scavenger is the name of two DC Comics supervillains, with no known connections. The first Scavenger was an Aquaman villain who debuted in Aquaman vol. 2 #37 (January 1968), and was created by Henry Boltinoff and Nick Cardy. The second Scavenger first appeared in Superboy #2 (March 1994), and was created by Karl Kesel and Tom Grummett.
a chemical agent that is added to a chemical mixture to counteract the effects of impurities
A scavenger is a substance added to a mixture in order to remove or inactivate impurities or unwanted reaction products.
Keywords:  opportunists
Scavengers are opportunists who se...
someone who collects things that have been discarded by others
Someone who collects things others have discarded
Keywords:  heel, recovers, tank, cycle, filter
A filter or element in the bottom of a filter that recovers the liquid heel that remains in a filter tank at the end of a cycle.
Scavenger is the name of several characters in the Transformers universes.
Keywords:  particles, excess, collects
Collects excess particles.