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Definition 1: edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for scallop in the sense of this definition

(scallop is a kind of ...) marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together

(... is a kind of scallop ) a small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North America

(... is a kind of scallop ) a large scallop inhabiting deep waters of the Atlantic coast of North America

(scallop is a part of ...) edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces

(... is a member of scallop) scallops

Definition 2: edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for scallop in the sense of this definition

(scallop is a kind of ...) meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)

(... is a kind of scallop ) muscle of large deep-water scallops

(... is a kind of scallop ) muscle of small choice shallow-water scallops

(... is part of scallop) edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions

Definition 3: thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for scallop in the sense of this definition

(scallop is a kind of ...) a serving that has been cut from a larger portion

"a piece of pie" "a slice of bread"

Definition 4: 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.) - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for scallop in the sense of this definition

(scallop is a kind of ...) the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes

Definition 5: shape or cut in scallops - [verb of change]

Samples where scallop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • scallop the hem of the dress

Synonyms for scallop in the sense of this definition

(scallop is a kind of ...) give shape or form to

"shape the dough" "form the young child's character"

Definition 6: fish for scallops - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for scallop in the sense of this definition

(scallop is a kind of ...) catch or try to catch fish or shellfish

"I like to go fishing on weekends"

Definition 7: form scallops in - [verb of contact]

Samples where scallop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • scallop the meat

Synonyms for scallop in the sense of this definition

(scallop is a kind of ...) remove the interior of

"hollow out a tree trunk"

Definition 8: decorate an edge with scallops - [verb of creation]

Samples where scallop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the dress had a scalloped skirt

(scallop is a kind of ...) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

"Decorate the room for the party" "beautify yourself for the special day"

Definition 9: bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for scallop in the sense of this definition

(scallop is a kind of ...) prepare for eating by applying heat

"Cook me dinner, please" "can you make me an omelette?" "fix breakfast for the guests, please"

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