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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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But she adopted a wholesome schoolmarm image for the hearing, scraping back her hair, wearing a drab coat and little make-up, and carrying files.
And while they have a chance of scraping back into this two-legged tie on Friday, the odds are stacked against them.