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screen saver a small program that takes over a computer's screen if it has not been used for a set length of time. Screen savers were first used to prevent computer screens from being damaged, but now they are mainly used for decoration.
screw a metal fastener that is like a nail with grooves that wind around it. A screw can be driven into a surface by turning it while pressing down on the head. [5 definitions]
screwdriver a tool for turning a screw. A screwdriver has a handle for turning and a long metal piece that fits the head of the screw.
scribble to write quickly or carelessly; scrawl. [2 definitions]
scribe1 a person whose job is to copy letters, books, or other written materials by hand.
scrimp to save in every way possible; to spend very little.
script the written text of a play, movie, or television show. [2 definitions]
Scripture (often plural) the Bible; Holy Scriptures. [3 definitions]
scroll a roll of paper or parchment, used to write or draw on. [2 definitions]
scrub1 to clean by rubbing hard. [2 definitions]
scruff the back of the neck.
scruple a belief about right and wrong that keeps a person from doing something that may be bad.
scrupulous always doing what is right; moral. [2 definitions]
scrutinize to look at closely and carefully, with attention to detail.
scuba diving the act of swimming underwater while wearing special breathing equipment.
scuff to become damaged by scraping. [2 definitions]
scuffle to take part in a brief, confused fight. [2 definitions]
sculpt to make by carving or molding.
sculptor an artist who makes sculptures.
sculpture the art or craft of making statues or other objects by carving, chiseling, or molding. [3 definitions]
scum a layer of waste matter that forms on the surface of a liquid. [2 definitions]