noun An act or sound of scraping. (he heard the scrape of his mother's key in the lock) A procedure of dilatation of the cervix and curettage of the uterus. An embarrassing or difficult predicament caused by one's own unwise behavior.
verb Push or pull a hard or sharp implement across (a surface or object) so as to remove dirt or other matter. (we scraped the dishes clean) Rub or cause to rub by accident against a rough or hard surface, causing damage or injury. (he smashed into the wall and felt his knee scrape against the plaster) Narrowly pass by or through something. Copy (data) from a website using a computer program. (all search engines scrape content from sites without permission and display it on their own sites)