Associations to the word «Scraping»


SCRAPING, verb. Present participle of scrape
SCRAPING, noun. The act by which something is scraped.
SCRAPING, noun. What has been removed when something has been scraped.
SCRAPING AND BOWING, verb. Alternative form of bowing and scraping
SCRAPING TOGETHER, verb. Present participle of scrape together
SCRAPING UP, verb. Present participle of scrape up

Dictionary definition

SCRAPING, noun. (usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected; "they collected blood scrapings for analysis".
SCRAPING, noun. A harsh noise made by scraping; "the scrape of violin bows distracted her".
SCRAPING, noun. A deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility); "all that bowing and scraping did not impress him".

Wise words

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