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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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The extra weight sank the car so low the exhaust was scraping along the road behind us - there were probably sparks, but I can't say for sure because space to turn around and look was a luxury I didn't have.
From the workers made redundant because of their bosses' mismanagement to the single mothers and elderly folk scraping along on reduced benefits, we can all feel the undiagnosed pain of the midfielder.
The thief drove off with the water pump still hanging from the back of the vehicle and it was seen scraping along the road causing sparks to fly.
Jim Ormrod, 60, who lives in a house opposite, said: "I just heard the bang and the vehicle scraping along the houses.
Neighbour Jim Ormrod, 60, said: "I just heard the bang and the vehicle scraping along the houses.
The camera stuck to the windshield also meant I could not see anything out of the front, and the heavy equipment, combined with actors who had spent five-and-a-half months eating location food and syrup sponge, left the poor old Quattro scraping along the floor
Roni explained the crew's simple street philosophy as: "If we could put the sounds from a spray can, the sounds from skateboards scraping along the road and of people falling off BMXs, in one record, we would.
Then the next thing I knew it was on its side, there was a scraping noise, gravel was scraping along the side and I was pressed up against the side with my arm.