scraper


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scrap·er

 (skrā′pər)
n.
One that scrapes, especially a tool for scraping off paint or other adherent matter such as ice on a windshield.

Slip

A slip (also sometimes called a scoop, scraper, or road scraper) was the common implement for moving dirt when doing such things as digging ponds or making fills where large volumes of dirt were needed. Slips came in several sizes, but would normally scoop up about a quarter of a cubic yard of dirt at a time, and were pulled by two horses. The one shown above is in the dumped position.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scraper - any of various hand tools for scraping
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
Translations
مِكْشَطَه
škrabka
skraber
skafa
škrabka
kazıyıcısistre

scraper

[ˈskreɪpəʳ] N (= tool) → raspador m, rascador m; (on doorstep) → limpiabarros m inv

scraper

[ˈskreɪpər] ngrattoir m, racloir m

scraper

n (= tool)Spachtel m; (at door) → Kratzeisen nt

scraper

[ˈskreɪpəʳ] nraschietto

scrape

(skreip) verb
1. to rub against something sharp or rough, usually causing damage. He drove too close to the wall and scraped his car.
2. to clean, clear or remove by rubbing with something sharp. He scraped his boots clean; He scraped the paint off the door.
3. 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.
5. to make by scraping. The dog scraped a hole in the sand.
noun
1. an act or sound of scraping.
2. a mark or slight wound made by scraping. a scrape on the knee.
3. 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 barrel.
scrape through
to only just avoid failing. He scraped through his exams.
scrape together/up
to manage (with difficulty) to find (enough). I'll try to scrape a team together for tomorrow's game.

scraper

n. descarnador, raspador.
References in classic literature ?
At last he came upon what he sought, a large scraper, and he pounced on it with a cry of triumph.
I moved a little to see it better, and my foot knocked against the scraper.
The close green walls of privet, that had bordered the principal walk, were two-thirds withered away, and the rest grown beyond all reasonable bounds; the old boxwood swan, that sat beside the scraper, had lost its neck and half its body: the castellated towers of laurel in the middle of the garden, the gigantic warrior that stood on one side of the gateway, and the lion that guarded the other, were sprouted into such fantastic shapes as resembled nothing either in heaven or earth, or in the waters under the earth; but, to my young imagination, they presented all of them a goblinish appearance, that harmonised well with the ghostly legions and dark traditions our old nurse had told us respecting the haunted hall and its departed occupants.
Garthwaite and the young officer fell into an animated conversation over the difference between so- called modern warfare and the present street-fighting and sky- scraper fighting that was taking place all over the city.
After dinner it was decided that young Jelinek should hook our two strong black farm-horses to the scraper and break a road through to the Shimerdas', so that a wagon could go when it was necessary.
The spot was at Chesea, for there Miss Sophia Wackles resided with her widowed mother and two sisters, in conjunction with whom she maintained a very small day-school for young ladies of proportionate dimensions; a circumstance which was made known to the neighbourhood by an oval board over the front first-floor windows, whereupon appeared in circumbmbient flourishes the words 'Ladies' Seminary'; and which was further published and proclaimed at intervals between the hours of half-past nine and ten in the morning, by a straggling and solitrary young lady of tender years standing on the scraper on the tips of her toes and making futile attempts to reach the knocker with spelling-book.
An ironmonger added a scraper and an old lady ran up with a door-mat.
They distrust every thing, from the scraper at the door to the chimneys on the roof.
What a demnition long time you have kept me ringing at this confounded old cracked tea-kettle of a bell, every tinkle of which is enough to throw a strong man into blue convulsions, upon my life and soul, oh demmit,'--said Mr Mantalini to Newman Noggs, scraping his boots, as he spoke, on Ralph Nickleby's scraper.
Pullet's front-door mats were by no means intended to wipe shoes on; the very scraper had a deputy to do its dirty work.
They set off to look at it, and the imported American scraper which had blighted the none too sunny soul of "Skim" Winsh, the carter.
The carcass hog was scooped out of the vat by machinery, and then it fell to the second floor, passing on the way through a wonderful machine with numerous scrapers, which adjusted themselves to the size and shape of the animal, and sent it out at the other end with nearly all of its bristles removed.