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scat

(skæt)
1. n. nonsense syllables sung to music. (Refers to a [primarily black] jazz practice in the jazz era.) She used to do scat but moved on to blues.
2. exclam. Go away! (Usually Scat! Often said to a cat to get it to go away.) Get out! Scat! Beat it, cat!
3. in. to leave. You guys scat now. I have to go to work.
4. n. heroin. (see also shit.) Bart is trying to sell scat in the neighborhood again.
5. n. inferior whiskey. You got anything better than that scat, bartender?
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We collected 139 scats 25 May-14 August 2005, and 165 scats 23 May-20 August 2006.
Pollock otoliths recovered from scat samples processed in the early 1990s were measured, but only age class estimations were recorded in the database.
Mitochondrial DNA was extracted from scats with Qiagen's QIAamp Mini Stool Kit (Qiagen, inc.
The apparent seasonal variation in scat prevalence we found, with fewer scats during summer, also was unexpected.
Two dogs were selected from more than 600 candidates - one was female Labrador retriever mix trained to sniff out mountain lions and the other was a male pit bull terrier mix, was trained to detect red fox (Vulpes vulpes), gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) and kit fox (Vulpes macrotis) scat.
Wasser has helped train several dogs to track whale scat.
As for Sunday, the 20 hopefuls qualified based on earnings were (from the top down): Street Sense, Scat Daddy, Circular Quay, Curlin, Nobiz Like Shobiz, Great Hunter, Stormello, Dominican, Tiago, Cowtown Cat, Hard Spun, Storm in May, Zanjero, Xhanger, Any Given Saturday, Liquidity, Cobalt Blue, Sam P.
Each scat was placed in a zip-lock plastic bag and frozen in a 5-gallon plastic bucket before it was shipped to the Food and Energy Consumption Laboratory at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre for cleaning.
This account of their search is a combination of nature trip, travelogue and madcap excursion filled with Manhattan socialites, rough coots from the bush and anecdotes about the weird Alexis, who needed his daily marijuana fix wherever he went and who collected scat and bodily fluids to use in his drawings of native animals.
Bear scat," Tietbohl said, "on the front door step or the patio was a daily occurrence.
The scientists used 399 samples of DNA from tissue or scat that had been collected in 28 elephant ranges across 16 countries.
The diet and food habits of coyotes (Canis latrans) in Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) were examined by analyzing 50 scat samples collected during coyote population surveys between February 1998-March 1999.
has acquired the rights to the Scat Trak skid steer loader line of equipment.
Searching for big trees amid mosquitos, bear scat, and water up to your chest.
On 18 May 1995, the junior author collected scat from the bank area directly above the Rio Grande on the Ocotillo Unit of the Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area, a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department property adjacent to Ruidosa, Texas, in southern Presidio County.