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scalene of a triangle, having sides of unequal lengths.
scalene triangle a triangle that has three sides with different lengths.
scaling ladder a long ladder used to reach to or over the tops of high walls, as by troops besieging a fortress.
scallion an onion with a small bulb; green onion. [2 definitions]
scallop any of various sea mollusks that have rounded, ribbed, bivalve shells and are able to swim rapidly. [6 definitions]
scallywag variant of scalawag.
scalp the skin that covers the part of the human head that is usu. protected by hair. [5 definitions]
scalpel a small, light knife with a thin sharp blade, used. esp. in surgical operations.
scaly covered with scales. [2 definitions]
scaly anteater see pangolin.
scamp a mischievous person, esp. a child; rascal. [2 definitions]
scamper to run quickly or playfully. [2 definitions]
scampi a dish of shrimp or prawns fried or broiled in oil or butter and garlic. [2 definitions]
scan to read or look over quickly; skim. [10 definitions]
scandal an action, situation, or behavior that seriously offends societal standards of propriety or morality. [4 definitions]
scandalize to shock by offending one's sense of proper or moral conduct.
scandalmonger one who spreads malicious gossip.
scandalous causing, or likely to cause, a scandal; shocking; disgraceful. [2 definitions]
Scandinavia the northernmost region of Europe, comprising Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland.
Scandinavian of or pertaining to Scandinavia or its peoples, cultures, languages, or the like. [3 definitions]
scandium a metallic chemical element that has twenty-one protons in each nucleus and that forms a trivalent ion present in trace quantities in many minerals. (symbol: Sc)