Hay 2 definiciones de scud en inglés:


Silabificación: scud
Pronunciación: /skəd

verbo (scuds, scudding, scudded)

[no object]
Move fast in a straight line because or as if driven by the wind: we lie watching the clouds scudding across the sky three small ships were scudding before a brisk breeze
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  • Her opponent would send the ball scudding across the net.
  • Sunlight broke through the clouds, islands of light scudding across the countryside.
  • She looked upward, and witnessed several small clouds scudding across the sky, as if bent on a happy errand as she was herself.
speed, race, rush, sail, shoot, sweep, skim, whip, whiz, flash, fly, scurry, flit;
British scutter, scuttle


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1chiefly literary A formation of vapory clouds driven fast by the wind.
1.2A driving shower of rain or snow; a gust.
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  • It was still memorable to see the shifting shadows and scuds of rain across the lake and the green volcanic hills - and it all lit up with sunshine and breathtaking scenery on the final day.
1.3The action of moving fast in a straight line when driven by the wind: the scud of the clouds before the wind
2 (Scud, also Scud missile) A type of long-range surface-to-surface guided missile able to be fired from a mobile launcher.
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  • Because the Scud missile tended to breakup during the final phase of its trajectory (re-entry into the atmosphere), multiple targets would appear on the radar screen.
  • Let's all admit it right up front: We'd like to see that guy launched through the bar's window like a human Scud missile.
  • I just don't think people are going to, you know, get in the mine shaft and fall between the slats and say here's a Scud missile and here's the weapon of mass destruction.


mid 16th century (as a verb): perhaps an alteration of the noun scut1, thus reflecting the sense 'race like a hare'.

Hay 2 definiciones de scud en inglés:


Saltos de línea: scud

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(in phrase in the scud or scuddy) Scottish
(Of a person) naked.


early 19th century: of uncertain origin.