scraping

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English scrapinge, equivalent to scrape +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

scraping (plural scrapings)

  1. The sound or action of something being scraped.
    • 2003, Brad Steiger, Real Ghosts, Restless Spirits, and Haunted Places (page 30)
      We explored the basement, wherein she had so often heard heavy footsteps, thuddings, and scrapings.
  2. What has been removed when something has been scraped.
    the scrapings of roads and ditches
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Etymology 2[edit]

From scrape +‎ -ing.

Verb[edit]

scraping

  1. present participle of scrape

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