verb (used with object), scraped, scraping.
to deprive of or free from an outer layer, adhering matter, etc., or to smooth by drawing or rubbing something, especially a sharp or rough instrument, over the surface:
to scrape a table to remove paint and varnish.
to remove (an outer layer, adhering matter, etc.) in this way:
to scrape the paint and varnish from a table.
to scratch, injure, or mar the surface of in this way:
to scrape one’s arm on a rough wall.
to produce by scraping:
He scraped his initials on the rock.
to collect or do by or as if by scraping; do or gather laboriously or with difficulty (usually followed by up or together):
They managed to scrape together a football team.
to rub harshly on or across (something):
Don’t scrape the floor with your boots!
to draw or rub (a thing) roughly across something:
Scrape your shoes on the doormat before you come in.
to level (an unpaved road) with a grader.
verb (used without object), scraped, scraping.
to scrape something.
to rub against something gratingly.
to produce a grating and unmusical tone from a string instrument.
to draw one’s foot back noisily along the ground in making a bow.
to manage or get by with difficulty or with only the barest margin:
I barely scraped through on the test.
to economize or save by attention to even the slightest amounts:
By careful scraping they managed to survive.
an act or instance of scraping.
a drawing back of the foot noisily along the ground in making a bow.
a harsh, shrill, or scratching sound made by scraping.
a scraped place:
a scrape on one’s elbow.
an embarrassing or distressing situation; predicament:
He is always in some kind of a scrape.
a difference of opinion, fight, or quarrel; scrap2 .
to move (a rough or sharp object) across (a surface), esp to smooth or clean
(transitive; often foll by away or off) to remove (a layer) by rubbing
to produce a harsh or grating sound by rubbing against (an instrument, surface, etc)
(transitive) to injure or damage by rough contact: to scrape one’s knee
(intransitive) to be very economical or sparing in the use (of) (esp in the phrase scrimp and scrape)
(intransitive) to draw the foot backwards in making a bow
(transitive) to finish (a surface) by use of a scraper
(transitive) to make (a bearing, etc) fit by scraping
bow and scrape, to behave with excessive humility
the act of scraping
a scraped place
a harsh or grating sound
(informal) an awkward or embarrassing predicament
(informal) a conflict or struggle
noun 1. a motion-picture or television scenario. 2. Older Use. a motion picture. noun 1. the script for a film, including instructions for sets and camera work
- Screen popping
communications The use of CTI to make customer data appear on a call centre terminal at the same time as the customer call is transferred. (2003-12-04)
or screenprint [skreen-print] /ˈskrinˌprɪnt/ noun 1. a print made by the silkscreen process. verb (used with object) 2. to print by silkscreen.
or screenprinting [skreen-prin-ting] /ˈskrinˌprɪn tɪŋ/ noun 1. the silkscreen printmaking technique; serigraphy. screen-print or screenprint [skreen-print] /ˈskrinˌprɪnt/ noun 1. a print made by the silkscreen process. verb (used with object) 2. to print by silkscreen.