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scrape, scraping, scratch, scratchingnoun
a harsh noise made by scraping
"the scrape of violin bows distracted her"
Scratching, sometimes referred to as scrubbing, is a DJ and turntablist technique of moving a vinyl record back and forth on a turntable to produce percussive or rhythmic sounds. A crossfader on a DJ mixer may be used to fade between two records simultaneously. While scratching is most associated with hip hop music, where it emerged in the mid-1970s, from the 1990s it has been used in some styles of rap rock, rap metal and nu metal. In hip hop culture, scratching is one of the measures of a DJ's skills. DJs compete in scratching competitions at the DMC World DJ Championships and IDA (International DJ Association), formerly known as ITF (International Turntablist Federation). At scratching competitions, DJs can use only scratch-oriented gear (turntables, DJ mixer, digital vinyl systems or vinyl records only). In recorded hip hop songs, scratched "hooks" often use portions of other songs.
with the action of 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.
The numerical value of scratching in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of scratching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of scratching in a Sentence
Just when you think you've hit bottom, you realize you're just scratching the surface.
Be sure to install high-quality metal screens on all windows and provide a variety of scratching posts and perches for the cats to use.
That frankly leaves us scratching our heads and leaves us wondering how the administration could be talking about the refugee resettlement issue in such different terms.
When you get a company that barely beats that has been beating by a longshot, people are going to be scratching their heads a little bit, if that guy can’t show much upside, what does that mean for the rest of the sector?
Scratching beneath the headline numbers, however, reveals an ongoing disparity between the relatively strong performance of the developed nations whereas growth in the emerging markets is quite weak.
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