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scraping

[skrey-ping] /ˈskreɪ pɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act of a person or thing that scrapes.
2.
the sound of something being scraped.
3.
Usually, scrapings. something that is scraped off, up, or together.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see scrape, -ing1
Related forms
scrapingly, adverb
nonscraping, adjective
unscraping, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nonscraping

scraping

/ˈskreɪpɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act of scraping
2.
a sound produced by scraping
3.
(often pl) something scraped off, together, or up; a small amount
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