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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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To say we scraped the bottom of the barrel was an understatement, but we achieved a great result.
Unfortunately, the lone experience with turning to private developers for school construction has been the scandal-ridden leasing program, here the Board of Education scraped the bottom of the barrel and completely ignore reputable members of the development community," continued Malloy.
And when you've scraped the bottom of the barrel, climbing to the top means so much more.