verb (used with object), scraped, scrap·ing.
verb (used without object), scraped, scrap·ing.
- the process of extracting data from a digital source for automated replication, formatting, or manipulation by a computer program, as in data mining or website data analysis: How long will the scrape take to complete?
- the product of this process: The scrape maliciously copied private content to manipulate search engine rankings.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS
Origin of scrape
OTHER WORDS FROM scrapescrap·a·ble, adjectivescrapeage, nounun·scraped, adjective
Words nearby scrape
Example sentences from the Web for scrape
Compean, who sustained just a few minor cuts and scrapes, yelled repeatedly to no one in particular.A hiker was lost and desperate. A stranger with an unusual hobby saved him.|Sydney Page|April 22, 2021|Washington Post
You remember it when you park or whenever another car gets a little too close in traffic, given the pricey consequences of a scratch or scrape.The Rolls-Royce Ghost: A magic carpet ride that costs as much as a house|Jonathan M. Gitlin|April 12, 2021|Ars Technica
Other GHN finds included hundreds of stone tools, prepared rock chunks from which tools were struck and a piece of red pigment bearing scrape marks.Stone Age culture bloomed inland, not just along Africa’s coasts|Bruce Bower|March 31, 2021|Science News
They actually look better after some scrapes, spills, and miles.Why Blundstones Are a Great Gift for Anyone This Year|Jakob Schiller|November 10, 2020|Outside Online
British Dictionary definitions for scrape
Derived forms of scrapescrapable, adjectivescraper, noun
Word Origin for scrape
Idioms and Phrases with scrape
see (scrape the) bottom of the barrel; bow and scrape; scare (scrape) up.