What does scavenge mean?

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ˈskæv ɪndʒscav·enge

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scavengeverb

    clean refuse from

    "Scavenge a street"

  2. salvage, scavengeverb

    collect discarded or refused material

    "She scavenged the garbage cans for food"

  3. scavengeverb

    feed on carrion or refuse

    "hyenas scavenge"

  4. scavenge, cleanverb

    remove unwanted substances from


  1. Scavengeverb

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


  1. scavengeverb

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

  2. scavengeverb

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

  3. scavengeverb

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

  4. scavengeverb

    to feed on carrion or refuse

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scavengeverb

    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

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