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scraper Syllabification: scrap·er
Pronunciation: /ˈskrāpər/

Definition of scraper in English:


A tool or device used for scraping, especially for removing dirt, paint, ice, or other unwanted matter from a surface.
Example sentences
  • Use a paint scraper initially to remove the majority of the finish.
  • Since the site was extremely wet, lime was trucked in to help solidify the ground, enabling the fleet of scrapers to remove the required amount of dirt.
  • Apply the solution to the brick; allow it to soften paint; and remove with scraper and stiff bristle brush.

Words that rhyme with scraper

caper, draper, escaper, gaper, paper, shaper, taper, vapour (US vapor)
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