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scalp

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Human
scalpscalp1 /skælp/ noun [countable]  1 HBHthe skin on the top of your head Massage the shampoo gently into your hair and scalp.2 somebody’s scalp
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scalpNow he stood near the door with his hands clasping each other behind his back and his scalp itching furiously in the heat.I sat him up so I could take a look at his scalp under the light.A slight breeze rose to cool his scalp, which had been sun-baked, then doused with water until it tingled.His hair fled his scalp as if in flames.Barrow was on his hands and knees on the floor, blood oozing from a wound in his scalp.They had an impression of very red cheeks and moist yellow hair smeared over the scalp like egg yolk.Thomas Cunningham suffered a cut to the scalp which required hospital treatment.He took scalp treatments that he felt were doing some good although he doubted it.
scalpscalp2 verb [transitive]  1 American English informalSELL to buy tickets for an event and sell them again at a much higher price syn tout British English2 CUTto cut the hair and skin off the head of a dead enemy as a sign of victory→ See Verb table
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scalpOne man's head was scalped.The victim has been scalped and the priest wears the hair.The full flesh of his cheeks and chin had been scalped back to the bone.It was rutted deep by ore wagons, scalped of its timber.Any one of the Commerce Department tickets could have been scalped outside Sun Devil stadium for $ 1,000 or more.But when they are scalping, they are working in the public interest.That they will never kill or scalp white men, nor attempt to do them harm.
From Longman Business Dictionaryscalpscalp /skælp/ verb [intransitive, transitive] informal1American English to buy tickets for an event and sell them again at a much higher priceguys that scalp tickets outside the stadium2FINANCE to buy and quickly sell small quantities of SECURITIES (=bonds, shares etc), in order to make small but fast profitsTraders try to scalp profits as contract prices rise and fall.scalper noun [countable]Fans were willing to pay scalpers up to $1,500.scalping noun [uncountable]Super Bowl ticket scalping→ See Verb table
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Verb table
scalp
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyscalp
he, she, itscalps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyscalped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave scalped
he, she, ithas scalped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad scalped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill scalp
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have scalped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam scalping
he, she, itis scalping
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you, we, theyare scalping
Past
I, he, she, itwas scalping
you, we, theywere scalping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been scalping
he, she, ithas been scalping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been scalping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be scalping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been scalping
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