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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 screen scraping ban is expected to come into force as part of the draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) rule under the European Union's (EU) revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) regulation.
ScrapeDefender stops website scraping by identifying and alerting site owners about suspicious activity in near real time.
Therefore, it is particularly suitable for scraping quality inspection what this paper mentioned.
We, on the other hand, have been forced by the Health and Safety Executive to stop bowing and scraping in case someone sprains an ankle.
4 : to erase by scraping <I scratched out my mistake.
The deeper alignment also keeps him from running into the linebackers while scraping.
In this context, scraping is defined as taking content from a Web site and repackaging it--in this case, creating an RSS feed from that scraped content.
COUNTRYSIDE: Scalding and scraping a pig can be a major job--sometimes the deciding factor in whether to do it yourself or not.
Over and over, lick after lick, we work like this: scraping and culling, scraping and culling, until the sun hangs hot and red over the bay.
Add the remaining flour, baking powder, eggs, and butter in several stages, scraping down the sides of the bowl between each addition.
The sound of the guiro is determined by the thickness of the shell, the type of scraping implement used, and by the pressure applied by the player as he scrapes the surface.
However, recordings of airborne and leaf vibrations confirmed that the scraping and taps came from solitary larvae of the hook-tip moth, Drepana arcuata.
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