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scratch off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dash off, scratch off, knock off, toss off, fling offverb

    write quickly

    "She dashed off a note to her husband saying she would not be home for supper"; "He scratched off a thank-you note to the hostess"

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  1. scratch off

    A scratchcard (also called a scratch off, scratch ticket, scratcher, scratchum, scratch-it, scratch game, scratch-and-win, instant game, instant lottery, scratchie, lot scrots, or scritchies) is a card designed for competitions, often made of thin cardstock or plastic to conceal PINs, where one or more areas contain concealed information which can be revealed by scratching off an opaque covering. Applications include cards sold for gambling (especially lottery games and quizzes), free-of-charge cards for quizzes, fraudulent free cards encouraging calls to premium rate phone services, and to conceal confidential information such as PINs for telephone calling cards (otherwise known as recharge cards) and other prepaid services. In some cases, the entire scratchable area needs to be scratched to see whether a prize has been won—the card is printed either to be a winner or not—or to reveal the secret code; the result does not depend upon what portions are scratched off. In other cases, some but not all areas have to be scratched; this may apply in a quiz, where the area corresponding to the right answer is scratched, or in some gambling applications where, depending on which areas are scratched, the card wins or loses. In these cases, the card becomes invalid if too many areas are scratched. After losing, one can scratch all areas to see if, how, and what one could have won with this card.

ChatGPT

  1. scratch off

    Scratch off refers to the act of removing a surface layer, often a thin film or coating, from an object or material by rubbing or scraping. It is frequently associated with lottery tickets or game cards where a layer is scratched off to reveal underlying information or a hidden code.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scratch off in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scratch off in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of scratch off in a Sentence

  1. Irena Laura Yoder:

    Putin hates Ukraine, he hates the people and the Ukrainian language. He wanted to completely destroy and scratch off from the earth the Ukrainian word … no country, no such thing.

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