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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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If the woman was married, she just had the child, and they somehow managed to scrape along, ...
Evolution will have the last say, however, as our arms grow longer and more ape-like from dragging our purchases across the acres of shop floors and our knuckles scrape along the marble cladding.
This strike is about the mass of cleaners and care workers, telephonists and customer service officers and a multitude of others who barely scrape along in life, are marginally above minimum wage, many of whom are so ill recompensed for their vital public role that they have to claim state benefits to survive in a world plagued by the fear of debt, wage cuts and redundancy.