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Synonyms for scraping

(usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected

a harsh noise made by scraping

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a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility)


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Place butter in work bowl of a food processor fitted with metal blade and pulse and process, scraping down sides of bowl as needed, until creamy.
SnapNScrape(TM), the screen scraping snap-in to the SnapNStudio, then fills in all necessary screen-scraping code, building the entire infrastructure of the application.
Increase speed to medium-high; beat until creamy, about 3 minutes, scraping bowl with a rubber spatula.
Scraping ice from the windshield on a cold winter morning may be a thing of the past once we commercialize the heatable windshield.
Cook 4 to 5 minutes, scraping up any browned bits with a wooden spoon.
Add flour mixture on low speed and mix until blended, 10 seconds, scraping bowl with rubber spatula.
The in-and-out movement of the beaters reduced scraping time considerably, though not as much as in the models with planetary action.
Five to 10 minutes later he heard metal scraping at the back sliding glass door and heard glass shattering.
He did this repeatedly over the course of several days, scraping out the stingers at various intervals, from half a second all the way up to eight seconds after being stung.
The amount of scripting that is required has been drastically reduced in this release, as ScreenScripter uses message structures previously defined in DataGate, unlike other screen scraping products that require users to re-enter information.
Gradually add to dry ingredients; beat 2 minutes at medium speed of an electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally.
Is the defense scraping the bottom of the barrel to show abuse?
Make sure the blade is new, and replace it when it gets dull and slides over the sealant rather than scraping it off.
Screen scraping solutions tend to be unreliable and suffer from very poor performance, especially where synchronization of data between the legacy and UNIX domains is a requirement," said Musai.
After doing his best to draw me out by snorting and scraping the ground, he decided he didn't care I was there and committed to crossing the fence.