- to resell (tickets, merchandise, etc.) at higher than the official rates.
- to buy and sell (stocks) so as to make small quick profits.
Origin of scalp
OTHER WORDS FROM scalpscalper, nounscalpless, adjective
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A thin patch containing another coil is then stuck to the outside of the scalp above the relay coil.‘Neurograins’ Could Record Brain Activity From Thousands of Locations|Edd Gent|August 23, 2021|Singularity Hub
Sunbeam The Sunbeam Heating Pad for Neck & Shoulder features an extra-tall, adjustable collar to cover the entire back of the neck and into the scalp.Best heating pad for chronic pain and tense muscles|Irena Collaku|August 22, 2021|Popular-Science
The pandemic also brought a spike in hair shedding, because the body sometimes responds to stress by shunting resources away from our scalps, explains Marmon.
The young barber finally gave in and shaved O’Connor’s head down to the scalp, still protesting that this transgressive act was “not right.”Britney Spears, Sinéad O'Connor and the Radical Act of a Haircut|Susanna Schrobsdorff|July 5, 2021|Time
As the patient trained to adapt to his new hybrid eyes and the goggles, the team also measured his visual cortex’s activity using EEG— electroencephalography, a swimming-cap-like system that captures the brain’s electrical signals through the scalp.How Gene Therapy and Algae Proteins Partially Restored a Blind Man’s Sight|Shelly Fan|May 25, 2021|Singularity Hub
On average, humans lose between 50-150 scalp hairs each day.Birth Control Made My Hair Fall Out, and I’m Not the Only One|Molly Oswaks|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Al Pacino comes dressed in black and gray, wearing multiple bracelets and an unkempt tuft of hair poking up from his scalp.Al Pacino Does What He Wants to Do: 'The Humbling,' Scorsese, and That 'Scarface' Remake|Alex Suskind|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You see people in war paint or doing the tomahawk chop and saying, “Scalp him.”Amanda Blackhorse Is ‘Confident’ Snyder Will Lose His Redskins Appeal|Robert Silverman|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Shivering, she sat up in bed and ran a hand across her scalp.Read ‘The Winds of Winter,’ George R.R. Martin's New 'Game of Thrones' Chapter|Culture Team|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Feel your scalp tingle as my voice gently surprises you from behind.
And a rampant ache in my head, seconded by a medium-sized gash in the scalp, didn't make for an access of optimism at that moment.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
He had not only been shot through the arm, the arm he had stretched forth to seize the flag, but had also received a scalp wound.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
She was working on a chunk of marble and she had the forehead and general scalp contours almost completed.
It produces yellowish crusts about the hairs of the scalp and other parts of the body, and it destroys the hair.
It is one of the most difficult of the scalp-diseases to cure; months and sometimes years are required to get rid of it.