Type your word below and click
What-does.net is your comprehensive online definition dictionary. If you are not sure how to define Scraping, our website can provide you with the appropriate definition. On this page, you can find what is Scraping.

Scraping meaning

scraping - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. ( usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected; " they collected blood scrapings for analysis"
  2. 2. of Scrape
  3. 3. The act of scraping; the act or process of making even, or reducing to the proper form, by means of a scraper.
  4. 4. Something scraped off; that which is separated from a substance, or is collected by scraping; as, the scraping of the street.
  5. 5. Resembling the act of, or the effect produced by, one who, or that which, scrapes; as, a scraping noise; a scraping miser.

scraping - examples of usage

  1. The sound of his fiddle drew me to the spot, where, surrounded by a party of admiring shipmates, he was scraping away as happy as a prince. - "Paddy Finn", W. H. G. Kingston.
  2. Mr. Smith pondered and, stealing a side- glance at him, stood scraping his foot along the floor. - "At Sunwich Port, Complete", W.W. Jacobs.
  3. David's mother had heard the chair scraping on the dining- room floor, when he pushed it over to get the matches, and she thought that, as likely as not, that was David, and she thought that she had better see what he was doing. - "The Doers", William John Hopkins.
Filter by letter: