Definitions for "Scram"
to shut down (a nuclear reactor) quickly, as in an emergency.
the rapid shut down of a nuclear reactor, as in an emergency.
An emergency shutdown (trip) of a nuclear reactor, done by driving control rods to the bottom of the core using springs. A term left over from the 1940s when the primitive lab reactors had a control rod hanging by a rope. An emergency trip would be initiated by the Safety Control Rod Ax Man (SCRAM).
to leave; to go away; used mostly as an impolite command to a person to go away from a specific location.
to leave hurriedly (from scramble)
leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form; "Scram!"
Keywords:  laurel, hardy, film
Scram is a 1932 Laurel and Hardy film.