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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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They cannot see a future for their children and their grandchildren in which the majority scrape the bottom of the barrel and the minority lap up the cream.
Where once we had to scrape the bottom of the barrel to come up with five boards worthy of the "best" title, today we choose from dozens of worthy candidates.
We are on the verge of default, we have to scrape the bottom of the barrel," Bakyt Baketaev, chief of financial control and corruption prevention division of the Finance Ministry, told a news conference today.