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Scrape, scraper or scraping may refer to:

Biology and medicine[edit]


  • Data scraping, a technique in which a computer program extracts data from human-readable output coming from another program.
    • Screen scraping, a method through which a program captures information from a display not intended for processing by computers
    • Web scraping, extracting information from a website, for analysis or reuse, most effectively by a web crawler.
  • Tracker scrape, request sent to a BitTorrent tracker
    • Scraper site, a website created by web scraping
    • Blog scraping, the process of scanning through a large number of blogs, searching for and copying content

Hand tools[edit]


Music and audio[edit]

In instruments or implements[edit]

  • Scraper (instrument), a musical instrument
  • Pick slide, also called pick scrape, an electric guitar playing/sound effect technique
  • Gourd scraper, also called a pua, a stick used for playing the güiro, an instrument consisting of a hollow gourd

In works[edit]


  • Boot scraper, an item of ironmongery used to scrape mud off boots.
  • Scraper (car), a modified American-made family car characterized by large rims and extensive personalization
  • Scraper, Oklahoma, a census-designated place in Cherokee County, Oklahoma, United States
  • Scratchboard, also called a scraperboard, a technique where drawings are created using sharp knives and tools for etching into a thin layer of white China clay that is coated with black India ink
  • Skyscraper, a building over 40 stories tall

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