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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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After modifying several scrapers to his new electrical control system and selling them to other contractors, in 1922 LeTourneau found himself with a big earthmoving contract and no scraper--and not a new one to be bought in California
Particularly, oil can be trapped in a scraper ring step and the trapped oil can result in bridging.
Scrapers were originally designed to be pulled behind horses in order to construct canals and ditches in the American west.
To claim your free AA Ice Scraper, cut out the voucher below and take it to the customer service desk at your nearest Tesco (stores that sell the Irish Mirror in ROI only) today or tomorrow.
Having worked with a number of CMMS/EAM products, I value the simplicity of Smartware Group's Bigfoot maintenance solution," said Scraper.
The Sidewall Scraper consists of a single rod connected to a concentric hub that rotates around the mill assembly Teflon scrapers are stacked on top of each other in a continuous row, thus allowing coverage of the entire sidewall of the tank.
The scraper shown here uses four round-head machine screws, two at each end, to mount the crossbar.
Users should follow along with a scraper to remove the softened paint.
The scraper teeth in these young resemble teeth of fetal caecilians in live-birth species.
Beat the chill this winter with this superb new Hot Ice Scraper, no wires required.
The ADM automates the draw down process controlling scraper angle, speed, and force.
This manufacturer of extrusion systems and process controls for all thermoplastic and elastomer processes has improved the design of its ELF (elastomer leakage free) feed section to simplify maintenance and enhance scraper blade calibration.