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Scramble Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    scramble n
  1. an unceremonious and disorganized struggle [syn: scuffle]
  2. rushing about hastily in an undignified way [syn: scamper, scurry] v
  3. to move hurriedly; "The friend scrambled after them"
  4. climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling [syn: clamber, shin, shinny, skin, struggle, sputter]
  5. bring into random order [syn: jumble, throw together]
  6. stir vigorously; "beat the egg whites"; "beat the cream" [syn: beat]
  7. make unintelligible; "scramble the message so that nobody can understand it" [ant: unscramble]
Scramble Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Scramble \Scram"ble\, v. t.
  1. To collect by scrambling; as, to scramble up wealth. --Marlowe.
  2. To prepare (eggs) as a dish for the table, by stirring the yolks and whites together while cooking.
Scramble Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Scramble \Scram"ble\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Scrambled; p. pr. & vb. n. Scrambling.] [Freq. of Prov. E. scramb to rake together with the hands, or of scramp to snatch at. cf. Scrabble.]
  1. To clamber with hands and knees; to scrabble; as, to scramble up a cliff; to scramble over the rocks.
  2. To struggle eagerly with others for something thrown upon the ground; to go down upon all fours to seize something; to catch rudely at what is desired. Of other care they little reckoning make, Than how to scramble at the shearer's feast. --Milton.
Scramble Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Scramble \Scram"ble\, n.
  1. The act of scrambling, climbing on all fours, or clambering.
  2. The act of jostling and pushing for something desired; eager and unceremonious struggle for what is thrown or
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Scramble'


  • Scramble: Scramble may refer to: Scramble (game show), a 1993 kid's game show hosted by football player Randall Cunningham. Scramble (arcade game), a ...
  • Scramble (video game): Scramble is a 1981 horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up , arcade game . It was developed by Konami , and manufactured and distributed by ...
  • Pedestrian scramble: A pedestrian scramble, also known as a 'X' Crossing (UK), diagonal crossing (US), scramble intersection (Canada), exclusive pedestrian ...
  • Quarterback scramble: A quarterback scramble or scramble is an impromptu maneuver or run in American football and Canadian football by a quarterback . ...
  • Scramble (comics): Scramble (Lionel Jeffries), also known as Scramble the Mixed-Up Man, was a Marvel Comics supervillain and Canadian mutant . ...

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* 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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  • Superhero Scramble, Inc. Announces a Way to Save on Purchases Made in Thousands of Stores and Online
    Through a new strategic partnership, Superhero Scramble, Inc. is providing the active entertainment and event industry the ability to save on purchases made from some of America’s largest and most respected retail chains and boutiques. (PRWeb September 17, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12170737.htm Read more on this news related to 'Scramble'
  • Explosive allegations in baby Gammy saga
    There was a frenzied scramble to offload baby Gammy when he was born, including offering him to a Victorian couple to suggesting he should be abandoned on the steps of a temple. Read more on this news related to 'Scramble'
  • Countries scramble to make up 'precious time' lost in Ebola fight
    Brussels (AFP) - The European Union urged the international community Monday to boost aid to make up for "precious time" lost in the response to west Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak, as the UN Security Council announced an emergency meeting on the crisis. Read more on this news related to 'Scramble'

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