What does scratching mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scrape, scraping, scratch, scratching(noun)

    a harsh noise made by scraping

    "the scrape of violin bows distracted her"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scratching

    of Scratch

  2. Scratching(adverb)

    with the action of scratching

Freebase

  1. Scratching

    Scratching is a DJ or turntablist technique used to produce distinctive sounds by moving a vinyl record back and forth on a turntable while optionally manipulating the crossfader on a DJ mixer. While scratching is most commonly associated with hip hop music, since the mid-1970s, it has been used in some styles of pop and nu metal. Within hip hop culture, scratching is one of the measures of a DJ's skills, as in DMC World DJ Championship where the DJs can use only scratch oriented gears, and there are many scratching competitions. In recorded hip-hop songs, scratched hooks often use portions of different rap songs.

How to pronounce scratching?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say scratching in sign language?

  1. scratching

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scratching in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scratching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of scratching in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    I think a lot of Trump voters will be waking up this morning and scratching their heads and saying, 'Where will it all end?' as a firm Trump supporter, I say, yes, the pictures were horrible, but I'm surprised.

  2. Gravity Industries:

    We are just scratching the surface in terms of what is possible to achieve with our technology, emergency response is one of the areas Gravity are actively pursuing.

  3. Kenny Todd:

    Its absolutely a concern at this point when you dont know whats going on, were still scratching our heads looking at the data. Hopefully, we can clear that up in relatively short order.

  4. Brady Smith:

    On Monday, Feb.15, we became aware -- via media and public reports -- of an Instagram posting by Vanessa Hudgens showing a scratching or carving of a heart with two names in it on a rock that allegedly is on the Red Rock Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest.

  5. Covington Police officer Lance Benjamin:

    And then I felt some scratching on the back of my head and some pecking.

Images & Illustrations of scratching

  1. scratchingscratchingscratchingscratchingscratching

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