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Scant (ខ្មែរ ~ English និងសំឡេង)

Scant



Related forms — noun: scantness — adjective: scant
adjective
1.
(Inadequate meager, hardly enough; insufficient; to put on short allowance; to fail to give full measure) ដែលក្រ, ដែលកម្រឃើញ, ដែលកម្ររកបាន, នៃរបោះ, ដែលរង្វើល, ដែលស្ដើង, ដែលកម្រ (ដែលមានគុណសម្បត្ដិវិសេសវិសាល), ដែលឃ្លាត (ដែលមិនសូវទៅមករកគ្នា), ដែលខ្វះខាត
Example: A scant teaspoonful of baking powder in the cake.scant of breath ដែលមិនដល់គ្នា (ដង្ហើម), scnat18$ ដែលខ្វះ, a scant five minutes ដែលមិនដល់ទាំង
verbpast tense: scanted ; past participle: scanted ; present participle: scanting ;
1.
(TRANSITIVE) (1. To give an inadequate portion or allowance to: had to scant the older children in order to nourish the newborn. 2. To limit, as in amount or share; stint: Our leisure time is scanted by this demanding job. 3. To deal with) scant the sugar បង្អង់ដៃ, scant an important point ផ្ដល់អោយមិនគ្រប់គ្រាន់
ENGLISH MEANING
adjective
1.
Not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficient; less than is wanted for the purpose; scanty; meager; not enough; as, a scant allowance of provisions or water; a scant pattern of cloth for a garment.
2.
Sparing; parsimonious; chary.
verbpast tense: scanted ; past participle: scanted ; present participle: scanting ;
1.
(TRANSITIVE) To cut short; to make small, narrow, or scanty; to curtail.
2.
(INTRANSITIVE) To fail, or become less; to scantle; as, the wind scants.
3.
(TRANSITIVE) To limit; to straiten; to treat illiberally; to stint; as, to scant one in provisions; to scant ourselves in the use of necessaries.
adverb
1.
In a scant manner; with difficulty; scarcely; hardly.
1.
Scantness, scarcity