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5 definitions found
 for Scallop
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scallop \Scal"lop\ (?; 277), n. [OF. escalope a shell, probably
     of German or Dutch origin, and akin to E. scale of a fish;
     cf. D. schelp shell. See Scale of a fish, and cf.
     Escalop.] [Written also scollop.]
     1. (Zool.) Any one of numerous species of marine bivalve
        mollusks of the genus Pecten and allied genera of the
        family Pectinidae. The shell is usually radially ribbed,
        and the edge is therefore often undulated in a
        characteristic manner. The large adductor muscle of some
        the species is much used as food. One species ({Vola
        Jacobaeus) occurs on the coast of Palestine, and its
        shell was formerly worn by pilgrims as a mark that they
        had been to the Holy Land. Called also fan shell. See
        Pecten, 2.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The common edible scallop of the Eastern United States
           is Pecten irradians; the large sea scallop, also used
           as food, is Pecten Clintonius syn. Pecten
           tenuicostatus.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     2. One of series of segments of circles joined at their
        extremities, forming a border like the edge or surface of
        a scallop shell.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. One of the shells of a scallop; also, a dish resembling a
        scallop shell.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scallop \Scal"lop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scalloped; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Scalloping.]
     1. To mark or cut the edge or border of into segments of
        circles, like the edge or surface of a scallop shell. See
        Scallop, n., 2.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Cookery) To bake in scallop shells or dishes; to prepare
        with crumbs of bread or cracker, and bake. See Scalloped
        oysters, below.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  scallop
      n 1: one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches
           between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge
           of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a
           shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution
           etc.) [syn: scallop, crenation, crenature, crenel,
           crenelle]
      2: edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served
         broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces [syn:
         scallop, scollop, escallop]
      3: thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
         [syn: cutlet, scallop, scollop, escallop]
      4: edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that
         swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of
         snapping motions [syn: scallop, scollop, escallop]
      v 1: decorate an edge with scallops; "the dress had a scalloped
           skirt"
      2: bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top
         [syn: scallop, escallop]
      3: form scallops in; "scallop the meat" [syn: scallop,
         scollop]
      4: fish for scallops [syn: scallop, scollop]
      5: shape or cut in scallops; "scallop the hem of the dress"
         [syn: scallop, scollop]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  135 Moby Thesaurus words for "scallop":
     Dungeness crab, Japanese crab, Vandyke, Vandyke edge,
     armadillo shell, bake, barbecue, baste, blanch, blaze, blue point,
     boil, braise, brew, broil, brown, chiton, chop, clam, clam shell,
     cockleshell, cockscomb, cocoa shell, coddle, conch, contort, cook,
     coquillage, corkscrew, cowrie, crab, crawdad, crawfish, crayfish,
     crenation, crenelation, crenellate, crenulate, crenulation, crest,
     crimp, crinkle, curry, cut, deckle edge, denticulation, dentil,
     dentil band, devil, do, do to perfection, dogtooth, eggshell, fire,
     fricassee, frizz, frizzle, fry, gash, griddle, grill, heat, incise,
     indent, intort, jag, knurl, langouste, limpet, littleneck clam,
     lobster, machicolate, meander, mill, mussel, nick, notch, notching,
     nutshell, oven-bake, oyster, oyster shell, pan, pan-broil, parboil,
     periwinkle, picot, pink, poach, prawn, prepare, prepare food,
     quahog, rickrack, roast, saute, saw, saw teeth, scarify, score,
     scotch, screw, sea shell, sear, serpentine, serrate, serration,
     shellfish, shirr, shrimp, simmer, slash, slink, snail, snake,
     soft-shell crab, steam, steamer, stew, stir-fry, swirl, toast,
     tooth, turn, twine, twirl, twist, twist and turn, whelk, whirl,
     whorl, wind, winkle, worm, wring
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  SCALLOP
  
      A medium-level language for CDC
     computers, used to bootstrap the first Pascal compiler.
  
     (1994-11-01)
  

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