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Definition of Scraping

Scraping

  1. of Scrape
  2. The act of scraping; the act or process of making even, or reducing to the proper form, by means of a scraper.
  3. Something scraped off; that which is separated from a substance, or is collected by scraping; as, the scraping of the street.
  4. Resembling the act of, or the effect produced by, one who, or that which, scrapes; as, a scraping noise; a scraping miser.

Scraping Quotations

Television is now so desperately hungry for material that they're scraping the top of the barrel.
Gore Vidal

I always felt I was scraping the bottom of the barrel trying to get a song together.
Leonard Cohen

I don't want to be treated like I came from another planet or something or was somehow born with some weird birthright or super power. I don't view myself that way. I am a normal guy, picking up the crap from the dog and scraping the BBQ and having a beer and fixing the shed out back.
Chris Hadfield

The Christian fact is very straightforward: To be a student is a calling. Your parents are setting up accounts to pay the bills, or you are scraping together your own resources and taking out loans, or a scholarship is making college possible.
Stanley Hauerwas

I had a brief experience in the food industry. I was a bus boy in a Mexican restaurant in Arizona, scraping re-fried beans off people's plates. It teaches you a bit of humility and the importance of a good deodorant.
Wentworth Miller
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Scraping Translations

scraping in French is grattant
scraping in German is kratzend, schabend, schabende
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