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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scrape, scraping, scratch, scratchingnoun

    a harsh noise made by scraping

    "the scrape of violin bows distracted her"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scratching

    of Scratch

  2. Scratchingadverb

    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.

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  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. Kristi Curry Rogers:

    We’re just scratching the surface when it comes to a comprehensive understanding of dinosaur diversity, stegourus reminds us that if we look in the right places at the right times, there is so much more still to discover.

  2. John Stineman:

    He senses in the grassrooots -- and he's right -- that Trump is scratching an itch for a certain segment of the party.

  3. Simon Morris:

    You may have to take another 25% to create the right societal engagements and environmental designs, so will investors accept lower returns? I think it's probably causing a bit of head scratching around the industry in this tug-of-war of priorities.

  4. Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett:

    We got the call at about 2 o'clock this morning and we came out and we've got a modern building that just collapsed. A large modern building, 12 stories, 130-unit condominium on the ocean just collapsed, it looks like there was an earthquake, it's inexplicable and we are all scratching our heads trying to figure out what the problem is.

  5. Matt Brabants:

    For us it's about trying to find out how to create more fans of basketball. ... we want to figure out how to get more kids dribbling a basketball, the opportunity is immense and we are just scratching the surface.

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