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Meaning of scallop

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      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},
      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
      2: bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top
         [syn: {scallop}, {escallop}]
      3: form scallops in; "scallop the meat" [syn: {scallop},
      4: fish for scallops [syn: {scallop}, {scollop}]
      5: shape or cut in scallops; "scallop the hem of the dress"
         [syn: {scallop}, {scollop}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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