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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

scrap·ing

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

scraping

(skrā′pĭng)
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SCRAPING A BLISTER
Removal of cells, as from diseased tissue, with an edged instrument for cytologic examination. See: illustration
illustration

scraping

1. a scraping of the superficial elements of the skin for laboratory examination for parasitic and fungal elements.
2. removal of superficial layers of skin after scalding of pig carcasses.
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It was entirely possible that there might be men on board it who were still ignorant of my presence, for the boat was scraping gently against the rocks upon one side, so that the gentle touch of my boat upon the other easily could have gone unnoticed.
Peer as I would I could not penetrate the darkness, and then I listened intently for the sound of breathing near me; but except for the noise of the rapids, the soft scraping of the boats, and the lapping of the water at their sides I could distinguish no sound.
It had rocked a trifle beneath my weight, but it had been the scraping of its side against the side of my own boat that had seemed most likely to alarm its occupants, if there were any.
The scraping upon the deck of the shoes of one of them startled the girl to a sudden appreciation of her danger, but the warning had come too late.
By stretching them upon the stems of trees, and diligently scraping them, he had managed to save them in a fair condition, and now that his clothes were threatening to cover his nakedness no longer, he commenced to fashion a rude garment of them, using a sharp thorn for a needle, and bits of tough grass and animal tendons in lieu of thread.
The scum of the scrapings of the bottom of the human pit, biologically speaking, resides in Taka-Tiki.
Bank of Stockton and Corillian's selection of CashEdge as a strategic partner is a tremendous endorsement of our platform, which uses consistent normalized formats - a far superior method of aggregation to conventional screen scraping.
Add eggs, one at a time, allowing each to incorporate fully before adding next, and scraping down bowl between additions.
This intensity of scraping increased until about November 10 and then diminished rapidly so that by the end of November scraping activity had all but ceased.
Gomez believes that although industry initiatives are currently addressing these issues, consumer demand for data integrity will ultimately determine the fate of screen scraping.
Increase mixer speed to medium and beat 2 minutes more, scraping down sides again if needed.
In a recent Jupiter report, Account Aggravation - Stumbling into Screen Scraping, Sterling stated that financial institutions must add features such as keeping long-term records of tax lots, securities pricing, and reorganization data for account aggregation to offer significant value and encourage online customers to adopt these services.