to drag your fingernails across someone's skin (usually their face) in an effort to inflict pain and at least leave thick pink weals. not quite the same as to scratch. tended to be a schoolkid thing.

miss miss! tell her, she scrammed me!

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  • scram — scram·a·sax; scram·bler; scram·bly; scram·jet; scram; scram·ble; …   English syllables

  • Scram — steht für: SCRAM Kurzbezeichnung für Reaktorschnellabschaltung SCRAM (Fußfessel) Markenbezeichnung mit generischer Bedeutung für transdermale kontinuierliche Blutalkoholmessung zur Personenüberwachung. Diese Seite ist eine Begrif …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • scram — [ skræm ] verb intransitive usually in imperative INFORMAL to leave a place quickly and immediately: VAMOOSE: So now scram, OK? She told the boys to scram …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Scram — (skr[a^]m), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Scrammed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scramming}.] to leave; to go away; used mostly as an impolite command to a person to go away from a specific location. [informal] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scram — (skr[a^]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scrammed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scramming}.] to shut down (a nuclear reactor) quickly, as in an emergency. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scram — (skr[a^]m), n. the rapid shut down of a nuclear reactor, as in an emergency. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scram — [skræm] v past tense and past participle scrammed present participle scramming [I usually in imperative] informal [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: scramble] to leave a place very quickly, especially so that you do not get caught ▪ Scram, you two! …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Scram — [skræm] das; [s] <aus gleichbed. engl. scram, eigtl. »verschwinde!, hau ab!«> Schnellabschaltung eines Kernreaktors (Kernphys.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Scram — emergency shutdown Аварийная остановка реактора быстрое прекращение цепной ядерной реакции при возникновении аварийной ситуации. Осуществляется быстрым вводом в активную зону регулирующих стержней или жидкого поглотителя нейтронов. Термины… …   Термины атомной энергетики

  • Scram —   [skræm; englisch], Reaktortechnik: der Schnellschluss …   Universal-Lexikon

  • scram — 1928, U.S. slang, either a shortened form of SCRAMBLE (Cf. scramble) (q.v.) or from Ger. schramm, imperative sing. of schrammen depart …   Etymology dictionary

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