Meaning of scram

scram

Pronunciation: (skram), [key]
— scrammed, scram•ming.
  1. to go away; get out (usually used as a command): I said I was busy, so scram.

scram

Pronunciation: (skram), [key]
— Informal. Informal.
—n.
  1. the rapid shutdown of a nuclear reactor in an emergency.
—v.t.
  1. to shut down (a nuclear reactor) rapidly in an emergency.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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