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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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Gillespie, Penny, 2000, "Financial aggregation--Alternatives to screen scraping," GIGA Information Group, available on the Internet at www.
Screen scraping involves capturing data from a legacy application in order to display it using a more modern user interface, but it could be used to gather business intelligence or to steal data.
Large-scale screen scraping could make an account holder's system unstable or contribute to increased system upgrade and service costs for the account holder.
The information can be formed any way the company wants, unlike the limitations of screen scraping.
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.
Verastream was selected based on its ability to access mainframe data by building business models from CICS screens and capture the appropriate information from the datastream, not just screen scraping.
So our clients can go beyond simple screen scraping by providing real-time data that can significantly enhance customer loyalty.
Front-end options, such as screen scraping, were too slow and couldn't handle the amount of traffic we anticipated.
He reviewed different levels of integration projects, from simple screen scraping to full integration architectures, and examined the business value that each approach offers.