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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
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scrape

Abrasion, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

scrape

(skrāp)
To remove from the surface with a scalpel or other edged instrument.
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Which just goes to show that when you need a minister from the Lords you really do have to scrape the barrel.
Tait said: "We are in a great run and it was another good win on the road, but there is a lack of strength in depth in the squad and there may be times when we have to scrape the barrel."
"I'd rather have hard decisions than scrape the barrel. Not once have I had the squad I picked.