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Scramble Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • rushing about hastily in an undignified way
  • an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
  • make unintelligible; "scramble the message so that nobody can understand it"
  • stir vigorously; "beat the egg whites"; "beat the cream"
  • bring into random order
  • to move hurriedly; "The friend scrambled after them"
  • climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an unceremonious and disorganized struggle ,
  • rushing about hastily in an undignified way

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Scramble'


  • Scramble: Scramble or Scrambling may refer to: Scramble (video game), a 1981 arcade game. Scramble (tabletop electronic game), a 1982 game ...
  • Scramble for Africa: The "Scramble for Africa" (also the Partition of Africa and the Conquest of Africa) was the invasion and occupation, colonization and ...
  • Scrambler: In telecommunication s, a scrambler is a device that transposes or inverts signals or otherwise encodes a message at the transmitter to ...
  • Scramble (video game): It was the first side-scrolling shooter with forced scrolling and multiple distinct levels The Konami Scramble arcade system board ...
  • Quarterback scramble: A quarterback scramble or scramble is an impromptu maneuver or run in American football and Canadian football by a quarterback . ...
  • Pedestrian scramble: A pedestrian scramble, also known as an 'X' Crossing (UK), diagonal crossing (US), scramble intersection (Canada), and, more poetically, a ...

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'Scramble' example sentence in quotations


* To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in, and scramble through as well as we can. - Sydney Smith

* The scramble to get into college is going to be so terrible in the next few years that students are going to put up with almost anything, even an education. - Barnaby C. Keeney


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Scramble Sample Sentences in News


  • Drivers scramble for flying cash on Md. highway
    URBANA, Md. (AP) — Drivers scrambled to grab money flying around a Maryland highway after an armored truck's door burst open. Read more on this news related to 'Scramble'
  • Strauss: Wounded Blues in scramble mode
    Team continues to notch big wins in the face of adversity. But judging by recent attendance, wait-and-see is in full effect. Read more on this news related to 'Scramble'
  • Maryland drivers scramble for cash as money falls from armored truck
    Some Halloween drivers got an early treat in Maryland when a bag of cash fell from an armored truck Friday morning, sending drivers scrambling into the roadway after the floating greenbacks. Read more on this news related to 'Scramble'

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