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scrap – Dictionary Definition : Vocabulary.com
A scrap is a little leftover bit of something. You might jot down notes on a scrap of paper, or you might toss a scrap of food to your happy dog.
A scrap is typically a small item that originally was part of something larger, like a scrap of fabric that was once part of a larger piece. Scrap can also describe something that’s no longer useful. For example, you might take scrap metal to the recycling center. A final meaning of the noun scrap is “fight, ” as in “I got into a scrap with my brother. ” Scrap also has a verb form that means “discard. ” When you scrap your plan to move to the Bahamas, that means you’re abandoning the plan.
Definitions of scrap
a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
a small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used
“she jotted it on a
scrap of paper”
“there was not a
worthless material that is to be disposed of
dispose of (something useless or old)
“scrap your old computer”
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cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, discard, dispose, fling, put away, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out
throw or cast away
make into scrap or refuse
“scrap the old airplane and sell the parts”
the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
“the unhappy couple got into a terrible
combat, fight, fighting
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gunfight, gunplay, shootout
a fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frighten
brush, clash, encounter, skirmish
a minor short-term fight
hand-to-hand fighting at close quarters
a violent fight between dogs (sometimes organized illegally for entertainment and gambling)
the art or sport of fighting with swords (especially the use of foils or epees or sabres to score points under a set of rules)
conflict between members of the same organization (usually concealed from outsiders)
a brief but vigorous fight
the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat
dogfight, hassle, rough-and-tumble, scuffle, tussle
affaire d’honneur, duel
a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor
fistfight, fisticuffs, slugfest
a fight with bare fists
the act of subjecting to strong attack
the act of overcoming or outdoing
affray, disturbance, fray, ruffle
a noisy fight
a noisy fight in a crowd
cut-and-thrust, knife fight, snickersnee
fighting with knives
gang fight, rumble
a fight between rival gangs of adolescents
a fight between two people
an awkward clash
battle, conflict, struggle
an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
have a disagreement over something
“These two fellows are always
scrapping over something”
altercate, argufy, dispute, quarrel
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“Scraping” vs. “Scrapping”: Is there a difference? [closed] – Stack Overflow
Many people in my company (and online) seem to use the words “scrape” and “scrap”, as well as “scraping” and “scrapping” to refer to collecting data from a website/websites, to be used for various purposes.
I can’t tell whether there is some nuance between the two uses, or whether the uses are completely interchangeable. I’ve searched around online, but haven’t found a clear answer.
Is “web scrapping” an actual thing?
Does it have a distinct meaning from “web scraping”?
Is it simply a typo that has taken over, like “for all intensive purposes”?
asked Mar 16 ’17 at 18:39
“Scrapping” is fighting or throwing something out, typically something that’s reached end of life. “Scraping” is the correct term. If anyone’s calling it “scrapping” they’re just using an unfortunately common mis-spelling.
If you’re feeling vigilant you might want to correct this any place you find it if it doesn’t break a lot of code.
answered Mar 16 ’17 at 18:42
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They are two different words. One comes from “scrap” (a noun: a leftover piece of something). The other comes from scrape (a verb: to rub, rake, or scratch something, usually with an instrument. )
Scrapping – definition of scrapping by The Free Dictionary
2. an extract from something written. 3. (Metallurgy). a. waste material or used articles, esp metal, often collected and reprocessed. b. (as modifier): scrap iron. 4. (plural) pieces of discarded food. vb (tr), scraps, scrapping or scrapped.
Scraping – definition of scraping by The Free Dictionary
Define scraping. scraping synonyms, scraping pronunciation, scraping translation, English dictionary definition of scraping. v. scraped, scrap·ing, scrapes v. tr. 1. To remove from a surface by forceful strokes of an edged or rough instrument
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scrape (skrāp)v. scraped, scrap·ing, scrapes To remove (an outer layer, for example) from a surface by forceful strokes of an edged or rough instrument: scraped the wallpaper off before painting the wall. 2. To abrade or smooth by rubbing with a sharp or rough instrument. 3. To rub (a surface) with considerable pressure, as with an edged instrument or a hard object. 4. To draw (a hard or abrasive object) forcefully over a surface: scraped my fingernails down the blackboard. 5. To injure the surface of by rubbing against something rough or sharp: scraped my knee on the sidewalk. 6. To amass or produce with difficulty: scrape together some To come into sliding, abrasive contact. To rub or move with a harsh grating noise. To give forth a harsh grating noise. To economize or save money by paying attention to very small amounts; scrimp. To succeed or manage with difficulty: scraped through by a narrow margin. n. 1. a. The act of scraping. b. The sound of scraping. An abrasion on the skin. An embarrassing or difficult predicament. A fight; a scuffle. See Synonyms at erican Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights (skreɪp) vb1. to move (a rough or sharp object) across (a surface), esp to smooth or clean2. (tr; often foll by away or off) to remove (a layer) by rubbing3. to produce a harsh or grating sound by rubbing against (an instrument, surface, etc)4. (tr) to injure or damage by rough contact: to scrape one’s knee. (intr) to be very economical or sparing in the use (of) (esp in the phrase scrimp and scrape)6. (intr) to draw the foot backwards in making a bow7. (Tools) (tr) to finish (a surface) by use of a scraper8. (Tools) (tr) to make (a bearing, etc) fit by scraping9. bow and scrape to behave with excessive humilityn10. the act of scraping11. a scraped place12. a harsh or grating sound13. informal an awkward or embarrassing predicament14. informal a conflict or struggle[Old English scrapian; related to Old Norse skrapa, Middle Dutch schrapen, Middle High German schraffen]ˈscrapable adjˈscraper nCollins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014scrape (skreɪp) v. scraped, scrap•ing, n. v. t. to rub (a surface) with something rough or sharp, as to clean or smooth it. to remove by rubbing with something rough or sharp. to scratch, injure, or mar by brushing against something rough or sharp. to produce by scratching or scraping. to collect or gather laboriously or with difficulty (usu. fol. by up or together). to rub roughly on or across (something). 7. to draw or rub (a thing) roughly across something. 8. to level (an unpaved road) with a grader. i. 9. to scrape something. 10. to rub against something gratingly. 11. to produce a grating and unmusical tone from a string instrument. 12. to draw one’s foot back along the ground in making a bow. 13. to manage or get by with difficulty. 14. to economize or save by attention to even the slightest amounts. 15. an act or instance of scraping. 16. a harsh, shrill, or scratching sound made by scraping. 17. a scraped place. 18. an embarrassing or distressing situation. 19. a fight or quarrel; scrap. [1350–1400; (v. ) Middle English < Old Norse skrapa, c. Old English scrapian to scratch; (n. ) late Middle English: scraper, derivative of the v. ] scrap′er, n. Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights rapeerase - From Latin e-, "out, " and radere, "scrape. "raze, razor - Raze, from French raser, "shave close, " is from Latin radere, "scrape, scratch"—also giving us - To scratch, scrape, or cut with a grating rumble - To scrape or scratch (something) out of or Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights rapePast participle: scrapedGerund: scrapingImperativescrapescrapePresentI scrapeyou scrapehe/she/it scrapeswe scrapeyou scrapethey scrapePreteriteI scrapedyou scrapedhe/she/it scrapedwe scrapedyou scrapedthey scrapedPresent ContinuousI am scrapingyou are scrapinghe/she/it is scrapingwe are scrapingyou are scrapingthey are scrapingPresent PerfectI have scrapedyou have scrapedhe/she/it has scrapedwe have scrapedyou have scrapedthey have scrapedPast ContinuousI was scrapingyou were scrapinghe/she/it was scrapingwe were scrapingyou were scrapingthey were scrapingPast PerfectI had scrapedyou had scrapedhe/she/it had scrapedwe had scrapedyou had scrapedthey had scrapedFutureI will scrapeyou will scrapehe/she/it will scrapewe will scrapeyou will scrapethey will scrapeFuture PerfectI will have scrapedyou will have scrapedhe/she/it will have scrapedwe will have scrapedyou will have scrapedthey will have scrapedFuture ContinuousI will be scrapingyou will be scrapinghe/she/it will be scrapingwe will be scrapingyou will be scrapingthey will be scrapingPresent Perfect ContinuousI have been scrapingyou have been scrapinghe/she/it has been scrapingwe have been scrapingyou have been scrapingthey have been scrapingFuture Perfect ContinuousI will have been scrapingyou will have been scrapinghe/she/it will have been scrapingwe will have been scrapingyou will have been scrapingthey will have been scrapingPast Perfect ContinuousI had been scrapingyou had been scrapinghe/she/it had been scrapingwe had been scrapingyou had been scrapingthey had been scrapingConditionalI would scrapeyou would scrapehe/she/it would scrapewe would scrapeyou would scrapethey would scrapePast ConditionalI would have scrapedyou would have scrapedhe/she/it would have scrapedwe would have scrapedyou would have scrapedthey would have scrapedCollins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011 ThesaurusAntonymsRelated - a harsh noise made by scraping; "the scrape of violin bows distracted her"scratching, scraping, scratchnoise - 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" - an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn offabrasion, excoriation, scratchgraze - a superficial abrasionrope burn - abrasion (usually on the hands) caused by friction from a ropelesion - an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin) - a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility); "all that bowing and scraping did not impress him"scrapingbowing, obeisance, bow - bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or - an indication of damagescar, scratch, markblemish, mar, defect - a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish" - scratch repeatedly; "The cat scraped at the armchair"gratepaw - scrape with the paws; "The bear pawed the door"rub - move over something with pressure; "rub my hands"; "rub oil into her skin" - make by scraping; "They scraped a letter into the stone"create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor" - cut the surface of; wear away the surface ofscratch up, scratchclaw - scratch, scrape, pull, or dig with claws or nailsscuff - mar by scuffing; "scuffed shoes"incise - make an incision into by carving or - bend the knees and bow in a servile mannerkowtow, genuflectbow - bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting; "He bowed before the King" - gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living"scrape up, scratch, come upnickel-and-dime - accumulate gradually; "she nickeled-and-dimed together a small house for her family"collect, compile, accumulate, amass, roll up, hoard, pile up - get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune" - bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy skinned his knee when he fell"skininjure - cause injuries or bodily harm toBased on WordNet 3. 0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex rapenoun1. (Informal) predicament, trouble, difficulty, spot (informal), fix (informal), mess, distress, dilemma, plight, tight spot, awkward situation, pretty pickle (informal) We got into terrible through (Informal) get by (informal), manage to live (informal), just pass, just make it, have a close shave (informal), pass by a narrow margin, narrowly achieve `How did your exams go? ' - `I just scraped through. 'Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002scrapeverb1. To remove (an outer layer or adherent matter) by rubbing a surface with considerable pressure:2. To bring or come into abrasive contact, often with a harsh grating sound:3. To be severely sparing in order to economize:nounA difficult, often embarrassing situation or condition:box, corner, deep water, difficulty, dilemma, Dutch, fix, hole, hot spot, hot water, jam, plight, predicament, quagmire, soup, trouble. The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. Translationsحَفْر، صَوْت الحَكقَشْطوَرْطَهيَتَحَرَّك مُلامِساًيَحْفُرoděrkaodřítoškrabatprůšvihškrábánígravekniberiftskrabeskrabenkaparledörzsölvakargrafaklípamynda skraphljóînuggast/strjúkastskafa, skrapabrazdėjimasbrūžavimasbrūžuotigremžtukasišraustiberšanaizkašņātizraktķezaķibelemaléroškrabaťškrabanieškrabaťopraskatiostrgatiscrape [skreɪp]scrape awayB. VI + ADV to scrape away at the violin → ir rascando el violínscrape offscrape throughCollins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005scrape [ˈskreɪp] vt (= clean) [+ shoes, pan, vegetables] → gratterHe scraped his boots clean → Il gratta la semelle de ses Il racla la boue de ses bottes. (= graze) [+ hand, knees, skin] → éraflerHe scraped his hand on a rock → Il s'est éraflé la main sur un rocher. (= scratch) [+ table, paint, car, woodwork] → éraflerI'd scraped the back bumper → J'avais éraflé le pare-chocs arrière. (= touch lightly) [+ wall] → érafler (= get with difficulty) [+ win, draw, victory] → arracherEverton scraped a 1-0 win at Ipswich → Everton a arraché une victoire 1 à 0 à scrape a living → s'en sortir vi (= win with difficulty) to scrape home → s'imposer à l'arraché n (= scratch) (on skin, car, paintwork) → éraflure fCollins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007scrape [skreɪp]3. vi (make sound) → grattare; (rub) to scrape (against) → strusciare (contro)scrape off scrape awayscrape throughCollins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995scrape (skreip) verb1. to rub against something sharp or rough, usually causing damage. He drove too close to the wall and scraped his car. to clean, clear or remove by rubbing with something sharp. He scraped his boots clean; He scraped the paint off the door. to make a harsh noise by rubbing. Stop scraping your feet! 4. to move along something while just touching it. The boat scraped against the landing-stage. to make by scraping. The dog scraped a hole in the sand. noun1. an act or sound of scraping. a mark or slight wound made by scraping. a scrape on the knee. a situation that may lead to punishment. The child is always getting into scrapes. ˈscraper noun a tool or instrument for scraping, especially one for scraping paint and wallpaper off walls etc. scrape the bottom of the barrel to (be obliged to) use the least useful, efficient, person or thing available. We're short of players for the game but including John would really be scraping the bottom of the through to only just avoid failing. He scraped through his together/up to manage (with difficulty) to find (enough). I'll try to scrape a team together for tomorrow's rnerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries n. raspadura, rasponazo, raspado; v. raspar, rasguñar. English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012scrape n (fam) abrasión f, raspadura; vt rasparEnglish-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
Frequently Asked Questions about scrapping definition
What does scrapping mean in slang?
A scrap is a little leftover bit of something. … A final meaning of the noun scrap is “fight,” as in “I got into a scrap with my brother.” Scrap also has a verb form that means “discard.” When you scrap your plan to move to the Bahamas, that means you’re abandoning the plan.
Is it scraping or scrapping?
“Scrapping” is fighting or throwing something out, typically something that’s reached end of life. “Scraping” is the correct term. If anyone’s calling it “scrapping” they’re just using an unfortunately common mis-spelling.Mar 17, 2017
What does scrapping up mean?
v.tr. 1. To remove (an outer layer, for example) from a surface by forceful strokes of an edged or rough instrument: scraped the wallpaper off before painting the wall.