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scrape

A slang expression for a property with improvements that should be bulldozed because they detract from the value of the land.Example: “That old shopping center is a scrape.”

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On the off probability that you just get fomentation with purpose and propulsion, you'll want to do not neglect a scraped spot course of action that contains a gap at the nearer read of it.
HRS has come up with a novel system to make a rotary scraped surface heat exchanger possible with a multi tube design.
There are several researches have been done on high points recognition methods of the scraped surface.
If you know of a car recently scraped along the driver's side could you please let me know as my insurance will not cover the damage.
2 : to clean or smooth by rubbing <I scraped the windshield to clear off the ice.
Once the degassing process is complete, the cover flux is scraped off and the melt is visually inspected for cleanliness.
The weight of the equipment took him to the bottom, where the rough surface of the concrete ripped his clothing and scraped his skin.
And believe me, getting scraped was a lot more painful than the term implies.
Then we scraped the ground underneath with a stick to create a "scrape" about 36 inches in diameter.
A Ford spokesperson said: ``He has badly scraped his left hand and scraped his back and backside.
This way, the shell produces a uniform sound when the surface is scraped with a small stick or wire fork.
The first was a tiresome injury when I scraped my knees against rocks while getting out of the water after a swim.
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