AskDefine | Define scraping

Dictionary Definition

scraping

Noun

1 (usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected; "they collected blood scrapings for analysis"
2 a harsh noise made by scraping; "the scrape of violin bows distracted her" [syn: scrape, scratch, scratching]
3 a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility); "all that bowing and scraping did not impress him" [syn: scrape]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Verb

scraping
  1. present participle of scrape

Noun

  1. What has been removed when something has been scraped.

Extensive Definition

Scrape may refer to:

Medicine

Tools

Machines

Computing

Music and audio

Other

  • Scraper (car), a type of car common in East Oakland, California characterized by a classic model, large rims and extensive personalization
  • Skyscraper, a building over 10 stories tall
  • Scrape, a bird nest type
  • Radula, a fleshy ribbon in the mouth of most mollusks used to scrape diatoms off surfaces
  • Palimpsest, a scraped off manuscript page
  • Raclette, "to scrape" in French derivative

See also

scraping in German: Scraper
scraping in Japanese: スクレイパー
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