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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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Now I enjoy a joke, but jokes about disabled people are sick and scrape the barrel of so-called comedy.
TWR ARROWS: Team owner Tom Walkinshaw will scrape the barrel to keep the reigning F1 champion - and he has promised an attractive new engine deal that would go with a pay rise to add to Hill's pounds 4.