Definitions for "Scour"
A place scoured out by running water, as in the bed of a stream below a fall.
The erosive and digging action in watercourse by flowing water.
Erosion caused by rapid flow of water.
Keywords:  purge, cleanse, diarrh, rub, scrub
To rub hard with something rough, as sand or Bristol brick, especially for the purpose of cleaning; to clean by friction; to make clean or bright; to cleanse from grease, dirt, etc., as articles of dress.
To purge; as, to scour a horse.
To remove by rubbing or cleansing; to sweep along or off; to carry away or remove, as by a current of water; -- often with off or away.
To pass swiftly over; to brush along; to traverse or search thoroughly; as, to scour the coast.
To run swiftly; to rove or range in pursuit or search of something; to scamper.
A detailed search.
Keywords:  wash, textile, impurities, dirt, waxes
To clean, polish, or wash something
The process of scouring. Washing all types of textile fibres, yarn or cloth to remove dirt, natural fats, waxes, proteins, oil or other impurities.
examine minutely; "The police scoured the country for the fugitive"
Removal of material by waves and currents, especially at the base of a shore structure.
Keywords:  act
The act of scouring.
Keywords:  running, especially, water, place
a place that is scoured (especially by running water)