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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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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.
Allardyce has done a top job with little money and is the first to admit the club needs help after he scraped the bottom of the barrel in the last window so much that he put a hole in it.
A year or so ago I would have scraped the bottom of the barrel to get into F1, but not now.

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