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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.
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scrape

(skrāp)
To remove from the surface with a scalpel or other edged instrument.
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With the help of Sarasota's Jazz Club, she scraped together enough grants (and copyright permissions) to start Jazz Links, an educational program that teaches black history through the roots of jazz music.
A similar anachronism applies to the graphic technique, where fragments derived from antique parchments bring to mind illuminations, though the portraits have been printed on a transparent film, superimposed on a sheet of metallized paper, then framed by decorations scraped together from flea markets.
They have yet to win a match this season and are six points below Forest Green, who have scraped together just one point from ten matches.
As we scraped together out pennies to buy plane tickets and pay for motel costs, we wondered if conference attendance truly would be worth the sacrifices we were making.
And victory emphasised the hosts recovery from an appalling start to the season when they scraped together only six points from their first 10 matches.
They could see themselves waiting 15 years before they had the money to set up the Community Trust but asked themselves, `What happens to all those kids during those 15 years?' So they scraped together what was needed.
So the brothers pooled their resources and scraped together $20,000 to fund payroll and purchase a used truck for hauling solid waste.
And, with the inevitable tough times, I scraped together enough of a sense of humour to remember to take the work, but not myself, seriously.
Turning to friends, relatives (his mother bought in) and some Pizza Hut franchisees in Brazil, he scraped together $1 million in six months.
At seventeen, she scraped together her savings and headed for New York City, where she landed a job as an usher for the New York City Ballet.
She scraped together $600 in cash and had an illegal abortion - blindfolded and unanesthetized.