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scraping

adjective

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scraping

noun

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scraping

verb
present participle of scrape

Synonyms & Antonyms of scraping (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to pass roughly and noisily over or against a surface
  • the rusty old gate scrapes against the pavement whenever anyone opens it

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2 to damage by rubbing against a sharp or rough surface
  • she scraped her knee when she fell down

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3 to press or strike against or together so as to make a scraping sound
  • she scraped her fingernails across the chalkboard to get everyone's attention

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“Scraping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scraping. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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