The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins. 2013.

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Scud — is a series of tactical ballistic missiles developed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War and exported widely to other countries. The term comes from the NATO reporting name SS 1 Scud which was attached to the missile by Western intelligence… …   Wikipedia

  • Scud — Présentation Fonction missile balistique Constructeur Makeyev OKB Déploiement de 1957 à …   Wikipédia en Français

  • SCUD — Le terme Scud désigne une série de missiles balistiques à courte portée développés dans les années 1950 par l Union soviétique. Le terme provient de la désignation OTAN (SS 1b Scud A) du missile soviétique R 11 et de ses déclinaisons postérieures …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Scud — Scud, n. 1. The act of scudding; a driving along; a rushing with precipitation. [1913 Webster] 2. Loose, vapory clouds driven swiftly by the wind. [1913 Webster] Borne on the scud of the sea. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] The scud was flying fast… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scud — SCUD, scuzi, s.m. Veche monedă de argint sau de aur care a circulat în unele ţări din Europa apuseană, valoarea ei variind după ţări şi epoci. – Din it. scudo. Trimis de LauraGellner, 19.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  scud s. m., pl. scuzi Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • scud — scud·der; scud·dle; scud·dy; scud; …   English syllables

  • Scud B —   [skʌd ], mobiles Raketenwerfersystem (vollständige Typbezeichnung SS 1 c Scud B), 1965 bei der sowjetischen Armee als Weiterentwicklung der Scud A (SS1 b; ab 1961) eingeführt. Kernstück des S. B Systems ist die Einstufen Flüssigkeitsrakete… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Scud — Scud, v. t. To pass over quickly. [R.] Shenstone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scud — (sk[u^]d), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Scudded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scudding}.] [Dan. skyde to shoot, shove, push, akin to skud shot, gunshot, a shoot, young bough, and to E. shoot. [root]159. See {Shoot}.] 1. To move swiftly; especially, to move as if… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scud — [skʌd] v past tense and past participle scudded present participle scudding [I always + adverb/preposition] literary [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language] if clouds scud across the sky, they move quickly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • scud — [ skʌd ] verb intransitive LITERARY if clouds scud across the sky, they move quickly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”