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Scour may refer to:

Hydrodynamic processes[edit]

  • Hydrodynamic scour, the removal of sediment such as sand and silt from around an object by water flow
    • Bridge scour, erosion of soil around at the base of a bridge pier or abutments via the flow of air, ice, or water
    • Tidal scour, erosion of substrate via tidal flow
  • Ice scour or ice gouge, a drifting ice feature that scrapes the seabed