scraping, present participle; scrapes, 3rd person singular present; scraped, past tense; scraped, past participle;
Push or pull a hard or sharp implement across (a surface or object) so as to remove dirt or other matter
rinse off the carrots and scrape them
we scraped the dishes clean
Use a sharp or hard implement to remove (dirt or unwanted matter) from something
she scraped the mud off her shoes
Apply (a hard or sharp implement) in this way
he scraped the razor across the stubble on his cheek
Make (a hollow) by scraping away soil or rock
he found a ditch, scraped a hole, and put the bag in it
Copy (data) from a website or Web page using a computer program
all search engines scrape content from sites without permission and display it on their own sites
Rub or cause to rub by accident against a rough or hard surface, causing damage or injury
he smashed into the wall and felt his knee scrape against the plaster
she reversed in a reckless sweep, scraping the left front fender
Draw or move (something) along or over something else, making a harsh noise
she scraped back her chair and stood up
Move with or make such a sound
she lifted the gate to prevent its scraping along the ground
Play a violin or similar stringed instrument tunelessly
Katie was scraping away at her cello
Draw one's hair tightly back off the forehead
her hair was scraped back into a ponytail
Just manage to achieve; accomplish with great effort or difficulty
for some years he scraped a living as a tutor
Collect or accumulate something with difficulty
they could hardly scrape up enough money for one ticket, let alone two
Try to save as much money as possible; economize
they had scrimped and scraped and saved for years
Manage to live with difficulty
she has to scrape by on Social Security
Narrowly pass by or through something
there was only just room to scrape through between the tree and the edge of the stream
Barely manage to succeed in a particular undertaking
Clinton scraped into office in 1992
he scraped through the entrance exam
An act or sound of scraping
he heard the scrape of his mother's key in the lock
An injury or mark caused by scraping
there was a long, shallow scrape on his shin
A place where soil has been scraped away, esp. a shallow hollow formed in the ground by a bird during a courtship display or for nesting
A procedure of dilatation of the cervix and curettage of the uterus, or the result of this
An obsequious bow in which one foot is drawn backward along the ground
An embarrassing or difficult predicament caused by one's own unwise behavior
he'd been in worse scrapes than this before now
a harsh noise made by scraping; "the scrape of violin bows distracted her"
scratch repeatedly; "The cat scraped at the armchair"
abrasion: an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility); "all that bowing and scraping did not impress him"
scratch: cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
"Scrape" is the second non-album single by Blue Stahli .
(Scraping (album)) Scraping is a live album from Calexico's January 2002 concert in San Francisco's Great American Music Hall.
A broad, shallow injury left by scraping (rather than a cut or a scratch); A fight; especially a fist fight without weapons; An awkward set of circumstances; A D and C or abortion; or, a miscarriage; A shallow depression used by ground birds as a nest; a nest scrape; To draw an object, ...
(Scraped) scratched. Got a cut.
(Scrapes) provide physical evidence of the presence of deer in an area. Scrapes are made when a buck goes to a licking limb (the branch that a buck finds and chews on before making his scrape), pulls it down, rubs it with his pre-orbital glands and then paws an area of the ground below that limb ...
(scraping) An automated technique of copying conent from one website to another. Often used as a method of steeling content.
(Scraping) The process of copying content from one Web property and using it on another. In other words, stealing. Scraping technologies have evolved because of the needs for content and to stay ahead of legitimate content creators trying to protect what they’ve written. ...
(Scraping) the surface of a bone dry painting can be scraped with a craft knife or razor blade to produce highlights. This is often used to create the sparkle on water. One can also scrape out blades of grass. Don't overdo this technique as it is not reversable. ...
((screen) scraping) software mechanism through which data is extracted from the output device, commonly a computer screen, in order to accomplish data transfer. ...
(Scraping) In intaglio, a process for making changes In the plate by scraping the metal with a wedge-shaped tool below the level of the incised line so that the scraped area does not hold ink. The surface is then smoothed and polished with a burnisher. ...
(Scraping) The easiest and safest of all lathe turning cuts in which the chisel is usually held perpendicular to the workpiece and fed slowly into the rotating stock. ...
(Scraping) The process of making abrasions or grinding into the wood as it turns.
(Scraping) The process of using an automated web crawler to copy content from other sites for unauthorized use on a ’scraper site’. Scraper sites are often monetized using Google AdSense.
(Scraping) often used by unethical or "black hat seo" consultants, it is the method of taking or extracting content from one site to another. Not all scraping is done for unethical reasons. One example of ethical use is a search engine or RSS feed.
(scraping) while paper is damp not wet, scrape off surface with palette knife or flat brush handle to create sharp or soft liner effects depending on how damp the paper is; use for tree branches, grass, or subtle highlights.
Data scraping is a technique in which a computer program extracts data from human-readable output which might include email addresses, or other personal information available either written in a web page or on a computer screen. ...
SCRAPING an ion exchange bed means the removal of the top few cms of the resin bed after a careful backwash. It is often the only way of removing all the fines.
Scraping refers to the act of parsing results from a web site in an automated process. Typically, this can be a Perl script using LWP::UserAgent and HTTP::Request modules to grab the content from a server. ...
When scraping, be careful to scrape gently and to try to remove only loose, dried paint which is already peeling. Leave the rest to the paint stripper. This method will not damage the surface being scraped.