What does scavenge mean?

Definitions for scavenge
ˈskæv ɪndʒscav·enge

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word scavenge.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scavenge(verb)

    clean refuse from

    "Scavenge a street"

  2. salvage, scavenge(verb)

    collect discarded or refused material

    "She scavenged the garbage cans for food"

  3. scavenge(verb)

    feed on carrion or refuse

    "hyenas scavenge"

  4. scavenge, clean(verb)

    remove unwanted substances from


  1. Scavenge(v. t.)

    to salvage (usable items or material) from discarded or waste material.


  1. scavenge(Verb)

    to collect and remove refuse, or to search through refuse for useful material

  2. scavenge(Verb)

    to remove unwanted material from something, especially to purify molten metal by removing impurities

  3. scavenge(Verb)

    to expel the exhaust gases from the cylinder of an internal combustion engine, and draw in air for the next cycle

  4. scavenge(Verb)

    to feed on carrion or refuse

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scavenge(verb)

    to cleanse, as streets, from filth

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scavenge in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scavenge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Images & Illustrations of scavenge

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  • nettoyer, ramasser les orduresFrench
  • frugare, rovistareItalian
  • LUTUMLatin
  • hamuhamuMāori
  • reinigen, vuil ophalenDutch
  • catarPortuguese
  • продувать, очищать, отбросы, падаль, в, питаться, рытьсяRussian

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