scraping

Definitions of scraping
  1. noun
    a harsh noise made by scraping
    synonyms: scrape, scratch, scratching
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    type of:
    noise
    sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
  2. noun
    (usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected
    “they collected blood scrapings for analysis”
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    type of:
    fragment
    a piece broken off or cut off of something else
  3. noun
    a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility)
    “all that bowing and scraping did not impress him”
    synonyms: scrape
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    type of:
    bow, bowing, obeisance
    bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
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