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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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It also offers large cooling surfaces and chocolate scraping along with turbulent mixing.
As it scraped along the highway, the patients fell down on the open windows that were scraping along the highway and it just took off their skin and limbs and joints.
People fell down on the open windows that were scraping along the highway and it just took off their skin and limbs and joints.
As the bus scraped along the highway, the patients fell down on the open windows that were scraping along the highway and it just took off their skin and limbs and joints.
Among the most useful shapes are flat whisks which are curved out on the bottom and are good for tasks that need scraping along the pan bottom, when making a roux of flour and butter, for instance; balloon whisks have a round shape that helps aerate foods such as egg whites; and sauce whisks which are more pear-shaped and are designed to emulsify sauces.
Despite real estate fundamentals that were generally scraping along the bottom, investors were consistently bullish on REITs through 2003.
The extra weight sank the car so low the exhaust was scraping along the road behind us - there were probably sparks, but I can't say for sure because space to turn around and look was a luxury I didn't have.
From the workers made redundant because of their bosses' mismanagement to the single mothers and elderly folk scraping along on reduced benefits, we can all feel the undiagnosed pain of the midfielder.