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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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1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The team behind The Cedar Scraper is pleased to announce that their brand-new product has launched on Kickstarter.
As an elevating scraper is a relatively 'clean' piece of equipment, you should regard signs of abuse with particular suspicion.
The knife scraper is made of brass to prevent added wear to the screen during use.
Lastly, the bridge scraper homogenizes the material.
For the record, a scraper has a stiff blade and a filling knife has a floppy one.
He said McGrath went downstairs but then returned with a paint scraper.
Because those clever people at Skoda have added a unique and very simple extra to this new range of cars - an ice scraper which is attached to the inside of the fuel filler flap.
Storing the scraper outside the car means you can clear the windows before opening the doors - an operation which after a good snowfall usually results in snow falling on to the seats.
The following optional features are commonly supplied on the mixers: charge and sight ports, vacuum and/or internal pressure design, high viscosity "HV" blades, removable [much less than] sidewall scraper arm, bottom scraper blades attached to the planetary stirrers, heating/cooling jacket, sheathing and insulation, ASME code stamp (as needed), sanitary design, special polishes and coatings, built-in vacuum pump, and operator stations and PLC systems.
IT'S that time of year when we wake to bitter cold and frosty mornings, so make sure you're prepared for the road with this free AA Ice Scraper.
The agitation configuration includes a single planetary mixer, a revolving Teflon scraper arm and a bottom-entering rotor/stator homogenizing turbine.
the premier provider of Bigfoot CMMS (computerized maintenance management software) for optimizing maintenance of facility and operations equipment, welcomed CMMS veteran Don Scraper as sales manager.