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scat

1. noun Feces, especially the droppings of an animal. From all the scat in the area, I think it's safe to assume there are some bears nearby. A: "I think I stepped in some scat during the hike!" B: "Blech, I was wondering what that smell was."
2. noun, slang Heroin. C'mon, man, you've gotta hook me up with some scat. I'm jonesing hard, here! He got sent to jail for slinging scat on the streets.
3. noun, obsolete slang Whiskey. It was discovered that they had been smuggling barrels of scat within the holds of the ship. You're going to drink yourself into an early grave if you keep drinking all that scat!
4. verb, slang To leave or depart very quickly; to hustle away. Often used as an imperative. I think I hear the police coming. Let's scat! Scat, you filthy animal! Get out of here!

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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Bear baits dispensed for bear hunting (primarily almonds, peanuts, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, and candies) became common in wolf scats during 13 August-6 October and constituted 12% of wolf diet volume during this period (Table 1).
We collected a total of 34 scats (adults: 16, juveniles: 18).
The availability and detectability of scats is also likely to be reduced on more uneven pathtypes and paths with increased vegetation as this may reduce the visibility of scats, alter their deposition rates and provide a microclimate favouring scat and DNA deterioration through the action of microbes and scat-predating invertebrates.
When possible, paired features (for example, otoliths and mouthparts) were used to estimate the minimum number of individual salmonids consumed in each scat.
Dogs located 191 scats and 4 additional scats were located by the orienteers; 134 (69%) were moose, 56 (29%) bear, and 5 (2%) were unknown.
At least ten hairs selected from each scat sample were matched and crossed checked for detection of multiple prey items.
In our study, it is likely that scat analysis resulted in an underrepresentation of salmon in wolf diets not only because these fish are highly digestible (Hilderbrand et al.
SCAT buyers could choose from three top configurations: an all-weather hard top with removable doors; a fabric soft top that had no sides, but afforded basic protection from the elements; or no top at all.
Whole mount preparation: Light microscopic slides of the hairs of the prey species recovered from the scats were prepared.
The apparent seasonal variation in scat prevalence we found, with fewer scats during summer, also was unexpected.
Table 1 Frequency of occurrence, estimated biomass consumed, and estimated numbers of individuals consumed by pumas in Aguascalientes Mexico, based on the contents of scats collected from January 2003 to February 2005 (n = 38).
Each two-page entry includes a brief description of the animal, descriptions of its tracks, scat, and other signs, and notes on habitat and ways to differentiate signs from similar species.
The Scats My Bag interactive CD learning trilogy created by teaching music artist Erika Paul-Carlson at Jazz Q Music Education Services, was named a Music Category Honors Award winner in the 2007 National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) Children's Products competition.
Road network in Bandung, Indonesia, where SCATS (Sydney Coordinated Adaptive Traffic Control Systems) was implemented in June 1997 as a pilot project, were used as a case study.