scrape


scrape
scrape [skrāp]
vt.
scraped, scraping [ME scrapen < ON skrapa, akin to Du schrapen, OE screpan, to scratch < IE base * (s)ker-, to cut > SCURF, SHARP]
1. to rub over the surface of with something rough or sharp
2. to make smooth or clean by rubbing with a tool or abrasive
3. to remove by rubbing with something sharp or rough: with off, out, etc.
4. to scratch or abrade by a rough, rubbing contact [to fall and scrape one's knee]
5. to rub with a harsh, grating sound [chalk scraping a blackboard]
6. to dig, esp. with the hands and nails
7. to collect or gather slowly and with difficulty [to scrape together some money]
vi.
1. to scrape something so as to remove dirt, etc.
2. to rub against something harshly; grate
3. to give out a harsh, grating noise
4. to collect or gather goods or money slowly and with difficulty
5. to manage to get by; survive: with through, along, by
6. to draw the foot back along the ground in bowing
n.
1. the act of scraping
2. a scraped place; abrasion or scratch
3. the noise of scraping; harsh, grating sound
4. a disagreeable or embarrassing situation; predicament, esp. when caused by one's own conduct
5. a fight or conflict
scraper
n.

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