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scrap·ing

(skrāp'ing),
A specimen scraped from a lesion or specific site, for cytologic examination.
See also: smear.
Synonym(s): scrape

scrape

Abrasion, see there.

scrape

(skrāp)
To remove from the surface with a scalpel or other edged instrument.
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A similar anachronism applies to the graphic technique, where fragments derived from antique parchments bring to mind illuminations, though the portraits have been printed on a transparent film, superimposed on a sheet of metallized paper, then framed by decorations scraped together from flea markets.
They have yet to win a match this season and are six points below Forest Green, who have scraped together just one point from ten matches.
As we scraped together out pennies to buy plane tickets and pay for motel costs, we wondered if conference attendance truly would be worth the sacrifices we were making.
The crook silently made away with a haul of US dollars - money the unlucky priest had scraped together for a dream holiday to America.
Although enough cash will probably be scraped together for this year's event future parades are in doubt because local businesses have refused to get behind it.
So the brothers pooled their resources and scraped together $20,000 to fund payroll and purchase a used truck for hauling solid waste.
And, with the inevitable tough times, I scraped together enough of a sense of humour to remember to take the work, but not myself, seriously.
Turning to friends, relatives (his mother bought in) and some Pizza Hut franchisees in Brazil, he scraped together $1 million in six months.
At seventeen, she scraped together her savings and headed for New York City, where she landed a job as an usher for the New York City Ballet.
She scraped together $600 in cash and had an illegal abortion - blindfolded and unanesthetized.
Meaning when 133,636 fans scraped together enough cash last summer to pay to watch their club's home games, every single penny went out of the game, and into the Savile Row pockets of already wealthy agents who bring little or no value to the game.
He scraped together pounds 250 for a single shipment of tea, and then sold it on with door-to-door sales.