scab

US [skæb]
UK [skæb]
  • n.痂;(动物)疥癣;(植物)疮痂病;拒绝参加罢工的工人
  • v.(疮)结疤;〈俚〉破坏罢工
  • Web结痂;工贼;拼接板
Plural Form:scabs  Past Tense:scabbed  
scab
n.
1.
[c]
a hard dry covering that forms over a wound as it heals
2.
[u]
(动物)疥癣a skin disease of animals
3.
[u]
(植物)疮痂病,斑点病a disease of plants, especially apples and potatoes, that causes a rough surface
4.
[c]
(informal)
拒绝参加罢工的工人;顶替罢工者上班的工人;工贼a worker who refuses to join a strike or takes the place of sb on strike

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