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Scrum is an iterative and incremental agile software development framework for managing software projects and product or application development. Scrum focuses on project management institutions where it is difficult to plan ahead. Mechanisms of empirical process control, where feedback loops that constitute the core management technique are used as opposed to traditional command-and-control management. (Source: WikiPedia)

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
scrum (noun)
1.
a) a rugby play in which the forwards of each side come together in a tight formation and struggle to gain possession of the ball using their feet when it is tossed in among them , also the arrangement of players in a scrum
b) a usually brief and disorderly struggle or fight - scrape scuffle
2.
a) British - madhouse
b) a usually tightly packed or disorderly crowd - throng
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
scrum (noun)
1.
a great number of persons or creatures massed together
SYNONIMS:
army, bike, cram, crush, drove, flock, herd, horde, host, legion, mass, mob, multitude, press, rout, scrum, swarm, throng
RELATED WORDS:
masses, millions, rabble, rabblement, riffraff; gaggle; heap, mountain, pile; jam, logjam
scrum (noun)
2.
a physical dispute between opposing individuals or groups
SYNONIMS:
battle, clash, combat, conflict, contest, dustup, fracas, fray, hassle, scrap, scrimmage, scrum, scuffle, skirmish, struggle, tussle
RELATED WORDS:
pitched battle, rough-and-tumble; affray [], battle royal, brawl, broil, donnybrook, free-for-all, melee ( mêlée), mix-up, ruckus, ruction; blows, fistfight, fisticuffs, grapple, handgrips, punch-out, punch-up [], slugfest; confrontation, duel, face-off, joust; altercation, argle-bargle [], argument, argy-bargy [], contretemps, controversy, cross fire, disagreement, dispute, falling-out, kickup, misunderstanding, quarrel, row, spat, squabble, tangle, tiff, wrangle; catfight
NEAR ANTONYMS:
truce
scrum (noun)
British
a place of uproar and confusion
SYNONIMS:
babel, bedlam, circus, scrum, three-ring circus
RELATED WORDS:
bustle, commotion, pandemonium, racket, ruckus, tumult, turmoil; brouhaha, clamor, clatter, din, hubbub, noise; chaos, confusion, disarrangement, disarray, disorder, havoc, hell, mess, muss, shambles
NEAR ANTONYMS:
arcadia, heaven, paradise, utopia; order, orderliness, organization; calm, lull, peace, respite; hush, quiet, silence, stillness
Scrum (Wikipedia)

Scrum may refer to:

  • Scrum (rugby), a method of restarting play in rugby union and rugby league
  • Media scrum, an impromptu press conference, often held immediately outside an event such as a legislative session or meeting
  • Scrum (software development), a variant of the Agile methodology used for software development
  • Autozam Scrum, a microvan and pickup truck sold in Japan by Mazda
  • "Scrum", a song on the thrash metal band Slayer's album Diabolus in Musica

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