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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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And when you've scraped the bottom of the barrel, climbing to the top means so much more.
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.