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Definition 1: a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where scraping or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • all that bowing and scraping did not impress him

Synonyms for scraping in the sense of this definition

(scraping is a kind of ...) bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting

Definition 2: a harsh noise made by scraping - [noun denoting event]

Samples where scraping or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the scrape of violin bows distracted her

Synonyms for scraping in the sense of this definition

(scraping is a kind of ...) sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

"he enjoyed the street noises" "they heard indistinct noises of people talking" "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"

Definition 3: (usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected - [noun denoting object]

Samples where scraping or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they collected blood scrapings for analysis

(scraping is a kind of ...) a piece broken off or cut off of something else

"a fragment of rock"

(scraping is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

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