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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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The scrape had doubled in size and was now nearly six feet across.
Fubutech does build facial-recognition software for the Russian government and uses Facebook data, but it scrapes Google search results for that information -- not Facebook, he said.
When placing a camera at a scrape, mount it in a spot where deer will not easily see the camera.
She said that the convicts criminally brought back the same iron scrape to the complainant to buy at N10,000.
Tint World(R) Automotive Styling Centers, an auto accessory and window tinting franchise, is now the authorised dealer and installer of Scrape Armor, a provider of front bumper and undercarriage protection panel kits designed to protect cars with low front overhangs.
We found The Great Scrape when searching for an alternative, and our customers love it."
But finally, after seeing him for the fourth time at that scrape 60 yards from me, I knew I had to make a move.
"We don't totally understand the function of a scrape or of a rub," Kelly said.
But all that seemed to go on the back burner, as the hapless Bill proceeded to get himself into tedious scrape after tedious scrape.
AIMS AND OBJECT: Evaluation of pap v/s colposcopic scrape cytology in screening cervical lesion in tertiary hospitals.
Various modes of obtaining cytological materials are body fluids, FNAC of accessible lesions, imprint and scrape cytology from freshly biopsied specimen.
Yoshimi and Hirotaka have developed a CCD image system which identifies high points to scrape by applying thin coats of marking compounds to specimen surface [2], [3].