Federal oversight governing ride accidents is scant; there are no agencies that track accidents in permanent parks.
Theories based on scant evidence swing from mechanical problems to pilot error and back again.
He was enigmatic, even to his friends, and he left a scant paper trail—Honest Abe was no confessional diarist.
Legal representation is scant, and language is often an issue.
There were no nightclubs, thanks to the Baptists, and there was scant affluence to create boating and nights at fancy restaurants.
It is scant acknowledgment of the provinces to be sure, but what would you?
The sky was now clear, the air frosty, and my rags were but a scant protection to me.
It was a Judas kiss, for but a scant two months afterwards she had become engaged to another.
Of Rouquet's activities as an artist in England there are scant particulars.
Such pictures are utterly wrong; so much we may discover to be absolutely sure from the scant record of Boones real life.
mid-14c., from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse skamt, neuter of skammr "short, brief"), from Proto-Germanic *skamma- (cf. Old English scamm "short," Old High German skemmen "to shorten"), perhaps ultimately "hornless," from PIE *kem- (see hind (n.)). Also in Middle English as a noun, "scant supply, scarcity," from Old Norse. As a verb and adverb from mid-15c.