scumboard

scumboard
/skum"bawrd', -bohrd'/, n.
a board or strip of material partly immersed in flowing water to hold back scum.
[1895-1900; SCUM + BOARD]

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  • scumboard — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a device for the removal of scum in sewage treatment plants * * * /skum bawrd , bohrd /, n. a board or strip of material partly immersed in flowing water to hold back scum. [1895 1900; SCUM + BOARD] …   Useful english dictionary

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