scrapping

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

scrapping

  1. present participle of scrap

Verb[edit]

scrapping

  1. Misspelling of scraping.

Noun[edit]

scrapping (plural scrappings)

  1. The act by which something is scrapped.
    • 1993, N. Wijnolst, C. Peeters, P. Liebman, European shortsea shipping (page 11)
      The number of ship scrappings over the past five years has declined appreciably on an annual basis since the mid-1980s which was a period of intense shipbreaking activity.
    • 2020 May 20, John Crosse, “Soon to be gone... but never forgotten”, in Rail, page 63:
      Northern made much of the scrapping of the first of the Pacers (142005), and to date 35 of its Class 142s have been scrapped, with a further 11 off-lease at Gascoigne Wood.