scratch

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İngilizce - Türkçe
kaşımak

Tom köpeğini kulağının arkasından kaşımak için eğildi. - Tom bent down to scratch the dog behind the ear.

Burnumu kaşımak istiyorum. - I want to scratch my nose.

{f} kazımak
{f} çizmek
tırmalamak
sıyrık

Bu sadece bir sıyrık, değil mi? - It's just a scratch, OK?

(Nükleer Bilimler) çizik

Tom'un üzerinde bir çizik yoktu. - Tom didn't have a scratch on him.

Kouji şanslıydı; onun trafik kazası yalnızca arabasının yanında küçük bir çizik bıraktı. - Kouji was lucky; his traffic accident left only a minor scratch on the side of his car.

karalamak
{i} kaşıma sesi
tırtıklamak
eşinmek
acele ile toplanmış
eşmek
eşelenmek
kaşıma

Böcek ısırıklarını kaşımamaya çalışmalısınız. - You should try not to scratch insect bites.

Tom köpeğini kulağının arkasından kaşımak için eğildi. - Tom bent down to scratch the dog behind the ear.

gıcırdama
yırtmak
(Bilgisayar) boş
pürüzlendirmek
çıtırtı
çizme

Mobilyayı çizmemek için dikkatli olun. - Be careful not to scratch the furniture.

tırmıklamak
oymak
gelişigüzel
kazı
tırmık
eşelemek
derme çatma hazırlanmış şey
kurcalamak
cızırtı
(listeden) çıkarmak
cırmak
yarış listesinden çıkarmak
{f} kaşınmak
{f} 1. çizmek, çizerek zarar vermek/berelemek: He ruined its surface by scratching it with a sharp object. Keskin bir şeyle çizerek yüzeyini
rasgele
silmek karalamak
{f} çekilmek
bozmak
{f} tırnaklamak
zahmet
avanssız
{i} gıcırtı
(Tıp) Tırmık, tırnak beresi
{f} cızırdamak
{i} çizgi
keskin bir şeyle kazıyarak yüzeyini bozmak
dili acele ile kötü bir şekilde yazmak veya çizmek
çizmek, çizerek zarar vermek/berelemek: He ruined its surface by scratching it with a sharp object. Keskin bir şeyle çizerek yüzeyini
derme çatma
{f} acele ile yazmak
{i} çızıktırma
{f} çıkarmak
{i} başlangıç çizgisi
rastgele
spor başlama çizgisi
scratch out
kazıyarak çıkarmak
scratch the surface
ilk adımı atmak
scratch coat
çarpı
scratch file
çalışma kütüğü
scratch coat
birinci sıva
scratch coat
kaba sıva
scratch file
karalama dosyası
scratch filter
hışırtı süzgeci
scratch filter
parazit süzgeci
scratch hardness
çizinti sertliği
scratch hardness
kazıma sertliği
scratch out
üstünü çizmek
scratch out
karalamak
scratch paper
karalama kâğıdı
scratch sb's back
birine yağ çekmek
scratch-pad memory
karalama belleği
scratch-pad memory
hızlı işlem belleği
scratch and mar resistance tests
Yüzeyi çizme ve yüzeyi bozmaya dayanıklılık testleri
scratch card
Kazı kazan kartı
scratch cassette
yaz-boz kaseti
scratch cat
Sıfırdan kedi
scratch coat
birinci şiva, kaba şiva
scratch control
yaz-boz denetimi
scratch filter
parazit süzgeci, hışırtı süzgeci
scratch game
Kazı-kazan oyunu
scratch gauge
Sıfırdan gauge
scratch hardness
kazıma sertliği, çizinti sertliği
scratch hit
sıfırdan vurdu
scratch one's head
(deyim) Birşey üzerine kafa yormak
scratch out
oymak, içini kazımak
scratch that
sıfırdan bu
scratch the old itch
(deyim) Cinsel ihtiyacı gidermek

I have been single for four months. I really need to scratch the old itch.

scratch ticket
Kazı-kazan oyunu
scratch-and-win
Kazı-kazan oyunu
scratch-it
Kazı-kazan oyunu
scratch-off
kazı kazan
scratch-resistant
Çizilmeye dayanıklı
scratch about
eşelemek
scratch along
kazıyarak çıkarmak
scratch along
kazımak
scratch along
(Fiili Deyim ) kıt kanaat geçinmek
scratch cassette
(Bilgisayar) yaz’-boz kaseti
scratch control
(Bilgisayar) yaz’-boz denetimi
scratch files
Geçici dosyalar
scratch hardness
çizilme sertliği
scratch hardness test
çentik sertlik testi
scratch hardness tester
(İnşaat) kazıma sertlik test cihazı
scratch install
en baştan kurma
scratch one's head
(Konuşma Dili) ne yapacağını bilemeyen
scratch oneself
(Tıp) kaşınma
scratch out
kazımak
scratch out
kazıyarak yok etmek
scratch out
(Fiili Deyim ) (bir ismi) çizmek , çıkarmak , silmek
scratch pad
(isim)t defteri, karalama defteri
scratch pad
karalama defteri
scratch pad
not defteri
scratch pool
Karalama Havuzu
scratch resistance
(Marangozluk) çizilme mukavemeti
scratch s.o.'s back
{k} birine yağcılık etmek
scratch set
Karalama Kümesi
scratch someone's eyes out
(deyim) gözünü oymak
scratch tape
yaz-boz teybi
scratch tape
boş bant
scratch tape
(Bilgisayar) yaz’-boz teybi
scratch tape
yaz-boz şeridi
scratch tape
(Bilgisayar) yaz’-boz şeridi
scratch test
tıb. cilt üzerinde alerji testi
scratch the surface
(deyim) derinlere inmemek
scratch the surface
(deyim) yüzeyde kalmak
scratch through
kazıyarak çıkarmak
scratch tickets
kazı kazan bileti
scratch tickets
kazı kazan
scratch together
zar zor para biriktirmek
scratch together
zar zor biriktirmek
scratch together
zorla toplamak (para vb.)
scratch tools
kazıma aygıtları
scratch up
(Fiili Deyim ) dişinden tırnağından artırmak
from scratch
{k} (deyim) basindan (bastan)
scratching
{i} kazıma
anti scratch
çizilmeye karşı dayanıklı
scratch out
çizmek
from scratch
sıfırdan başlayarak
start from scratch
sıfırdan başlamak
up to scratch
kaliteli
up to scratch
iyi
You scratch my back I scratch yours
(deyim) "Sen bana yardım et, ben de sana.", "Al gülüm, ver gülüm." manasında deyiş
You scratch my back and I´ll scratch yours
k. dili Al gülüm, ver gülüm./Sen bana yardım et, ben de sana ederim
a scratch of
eskiz
be up to scratch
k. dili istenilen seviyeye varmak, öngörülen standarda uymak
cat scratch board
Kediler için tırmalama tahtası
chicken scratch
tavuk çizik
not up to scratch
değil hemen hemen sıfır için
scratched
kaşıdı

Alışkanlık nedeniyle başını kaşıdı. - He scratched his head out of habit.

Çocuk kulağını kaşıdı. - The boy scratched his ear.

scratcher
Kazı-kazan oyunu
start from scratch
Yeniden başlamak
start from scratch
Sıfırdan başlamak, en alt kademeden başlamak
start from scratch
Baştan başlamak, sıfırdan başlamak
start from scratch
Sıfırdan başlamak, en baştan almak
starting from scratch.
Sıfırdan başlayarak
the scratch
çizik
to scratch and bite
çizik ve ısırmaya
up to scratch
Beklenen veya istenilen durumda
be up to scratch
{k} istenilen seviyeye varmak, öngörülen standarda uymak. be up to snuff/the mark k.dili. istenilen düzeyde/nitelikte olmak
bring up to scratch
(Dilbilim) belli bir düzeye getirmek
bring up to scratch
(Dilbilim) belli bir standarda getirmek
cat scratch disease
(Tıp) Kedi tırmığı hastalığı, tipik birtularemi türü
ntms scratch media label library
NTMS Karalama Ortamı Etiket Kütüphanesi
old scratch
şeytan
scratches
(Tıp) At ayaklarına arız olan egzemalı iltihap
scratching
(isim) kazıma
start from scratch
hiçten başlamak, sıfırdan başlamak
start from the scratch
sıfırdan başlamak
up to scratch
(deyim) ( ozellikle be/come/bring sth. ...) beklenen veya istenilen durumda
İngilizce - İngilizce
A foul in pool, as where the cue ball is put into a pocket or jumps off the table
Of a standard high enough to play without a handicap, i.e. to compete without the benefit of a variation in scoring based on ability
A starting line (originally and simply, a line scratched in the ground)
To produce a distinctive sound on a turntable by moving a vinyl record back and forth while manipulating the crossfader (see also scratching)
For or consisting of preliminary or tentative, incomplete, etc. work

This is scratch paper, so go ahead and scribble whatever you want on it.

A technical error of touching or surpassing the starting mark prior to the official start signal in the sporting events of long jump, discus, hammer throw, shot put, and similar. Originally the starting mark was a scratch on the ground but is now a board or precisely indicated mark
Constructed from whatever materials are to hand
Money

He and Bruce cooked up a script together, and Bruce flew home to raise the scratch.

To mark a surface with a sharp object, thereby leaving a scratch (noun)

A real diamond can easily scratch a pane of glass.

To commit a foul in pool, as where the cue ball is put into a pocket or jumps off the table

Embarrassingly, he scratched on the break, popping the cue completely off the table.

Relating to a data structure or recording medium attached to a machine for testing or temporary use
To rub the skin with rough material causing a sensation of irritation

I don't like that new scarf because it scratches my neck.

A disruption, mark or shallow cut on a surface made by scratching

Her skin was covered with tiny scratches.

To remove, ignore or delete

When the favorite was scratched from the race, there was a riot at the betting windows.

To rub a surface with a sharp object, especially by a living creature to remove itching with nails, claws, etc

Could you please scratch my back?.

Hastily assembled; put together in a hurry or from disparate elements

Bluecoats began crossing the James on June 14 and next day two corps approached Petersburg, which was held by Beauregard with a scratch force of 2,500.

An act of scratching the skin to alleviate an itch or irritation

The dog sat up and had a good scratch.

an indication of damage cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
{v} to rub with the nails write badly, mark out lines
{n} a very slight wound
A deep line or groove in a coin caused by contact with a sharp or rough object (much more dramatic than a hairline)
an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
1 zero handicap, no handicap strokes deducted 2 a player with (approximately) a 0 handicap Example: 1 The tournament was played at scratch 2 Jill was a scratch player from the regular men's tees
If you say that someone is scratching their head, you mean that they are thinking hard and trying to solve a problem or puzzle. The Institute spends a lot of time scratching its head about how to boost American productivity
a depression scratched or carved into a surface
Made, done, or happening by chance; arranged with little or no preparation; determined by circumstances; haphazard; as, a scratch team; a scratch crew for a boat race; a scratch shot in billiards
Also called a gouge or dig This artifact is defined as a long, transparent, linear defect that affects the contrast performance It is typically specified by the width and the length of the artifact
A shallow cut or narrow groove in the flooring surface A line or furrow made in the flooring surface by rasping or rubbing with a pointed or jagged object
cause friction; "my sweater scratches"
informal terms for money
If you scratch yourself, you rub your fingernails against your skin because it is itching. He scratched himself under his arm The old man lifted his cardigan to scratch his side I had to wear long sleeves to stop myself scratching
A player without handicap meaning that he can complete the course on par
Minute, but tender and troublesome, excoriations, covered with scabs, upon the heels of horses which have been used where it is very wet or muddy
In various sports, the line from which the start is made, except in the case of contestants receiving a distance handicap
dry mash for poultry
To use the claws or nails in tearing or in digging; to make scratches
To rub and tear or mark the surface of with something sharp or ragged; to scrape, roughen, or wound slightly by drawing something pointed or rough across, as the claws, the nails, a pin, or the like
scrape or rub as if to relieve itching; "Don't scratch your insect bites!"
A linear indentation normally seen as a fine white line, curved or straight
In optical observations, a surface mark with a large length-to-width ratio
Scratches on someone or something are small shallow cuts. The seven-year-old was found crying with scratches on his face and neck
a player with a 0 handicap Example: "Joshua has been a scratch golfer since he was 18 years old "
Old Scratch Scrat, the house-demon of the North (Icelandic, scratti, an imp ) (See Deuce, Nick , etc )
Actual score, without a handicap added
A kind of wig covering only a portion of the head
To withdraw from an event after having declared an intention to participate Some meets have scratch deadlines and specific scratch rules that, if not observed, may disqualify a swimmer from events, a meet session, or the balance of the meet
(from an event) withdraw an entry from competition
If you do something from scratch, you do it without making use of anything that has been done before. Building a home from scratch can be both exciting and challenging
1) A descriptive term meaning "temporary" 2) A scratch vocal is a vocal done during a basic recording session to help the musicians play their parts At a later date the final vocal track is overdubbed 3) The action of a musician or disc jockey quickly moving a record back and forth with a phono cartridge reproducing the stylus motion to create a rhythm pattern of sound
a harsh noise made by scraping; "the scrape of violin bows distracted her"
A break in the surface of a thing made by scratching, or by rubbing with anything pointed or rough; a slight wound, mark, furrow, or incision
A shot which scores by chance and not as intended by the player; a fluke
To score, not by skillful play but by some fortunate chance of the game
A foul in pool, where the cue ball is put into a pocket or jumps off the table (some versions, in order to avoid scratching, require the cue ball to touch a rail after contacting another ball)
If you only scratch the surface of a subject or problem, you find out or do a small amount, but not enough to understand or solve it. Officials say they've only scratched the surface of the drug problem We had only two weeks to tour Malaysia, which was hardly enough time to scratch the surface
{f} scrape, rub; make a small cut or laceration; scrape with the fingernails to relieve an itch; make a grating sound; scribble, scrawl; achieve or obtain with difficulty; delete, cross out
The simplest race First one to the finish line wins
Actual score, without a handicap added Bowling without the benefit of handicap
To mark a surface with a sharp object, thereby leaving; a scratch(noun)
{i} scrape, abrasion; cut, small laceration; grating sound produced by scratching; scrawl, scribble; score of zero; starting line for a race; cash, money (Slang)
an indication of damage
To dig or excavate with the claws; as, some animals scratch holes, in which they burrow
A memory region or a file used by a program as a place to keep work in progress Many Screen RIPs and conversion products use scratch files during processing
{s} used for quick writing (such as "scratch pad"); made from scratch; (Slang) done by chance
poor handwriting
To produce a distinctive sound on a turntable, by moving a vinyl record back and forth while manipulating the crossfader. See scratching
from scratchpad, describes a data structure or recording medium attached to a machine for testing or temporary-use purposes; one that can be scribbled on without loss. Usually in the combining forms scratch memory, scratch register, scratch disk, scratch tape, scratch volume, scratch space. See also scratch monkey
when a musher is out of the race because of dog or personal problems
Without benefit of handicap; actual score
If a sharp object scratches someone or something, it makes small shallow cuts on their skin or surface. The branches tore at my jacket and scratched my hands and face Knives will scratch the worktop
scratch and sniff
Describing any of various products that are impregnated with a substance that releases an odour when scratched
scratch card
a lottery ticket containing sections covered with an opaque waxy film which may be removed by scratching to reveal symbols that show whether a prize has been won
scratch cards
plural form of scratch card
scratch one's head
To puzzle, ponder, or wonder about something

Faced with a box full of hundreds of small parts and forty pages worth of assembly instructions, he could do little more than stand there and scratch his head.

scratch out
To remove something by scratching
scratch out
To remove something which was written, by erasing or by putting a mark through it
scratch paper
Paper used for preliminary work on a (for example mathematics) problem, considered ephemeral
scratch papers
plural form of scratch paper
scratch sheet
A publication that lists the horses withdrawn from a day's horse races, along with the betting odds and statistics for the horses that are running
scratch team
A team, often brought together on a one-off basis, composed of players who normally play for different sides
scratch that
To disregard, omit, or ignore the previous statement

I'll have eggs and sausage. No, scratch that. I'll have eggs and bacon.

scratch the surface
To barely begin; to see or do only a fraction of what is possible

This course only scratches the surface of the subject.

scratch together
To collect, assemble or gather small amounts (especially of money), from various sources, with some difficulty
scratch-built
Describing a building built ad hoc, with whatever materials are to hand, and often just from ground level
scratch-built
Describing a structure, e.g. a car, model or toy, built with minimal cost and at short notice, with rudimentary materials
scratch paper
cheap paper, or paper that has already been used on one side, that you use for writing notes = scrap paper
scratch building
The process of building a scale model "from scratch", i.e. from raw materials, rather than building it from a commercial kit, kitbashing or buying it pre-assembled
scratch game
A scratchcard (called a scratch off, scratch ticket, scratcher, scratchie, scratch-it, scratch game, scratch-and-win, instant game or instant lottery in different places) is a small card, often made of thin paper-based card for competitions and plastic to conceal PINs, where one or more areas contain concealed information which can be revealed by scratching off an opaque covering
scratch off
A scratchcard (called a scratch off, scratch ticket, scratcher, scratchie, scratch-it, scratch game, scratch-and-win, instant game or instant lottery in different places) is a small card, often made of thin paper-based card for competitions and plastic to conceal PINs, where one or more areas contain concealed information which can be revealed by scratching off an opaque covering
scratch one's head
(deyim) Puzzle, ponder, or wonder about something
scratch the old itch
(deyim) Satisfy the need to sex
scratch ticket
A scratchcard (called a scratch off, scratch ticket, scratcher, scratchie, scratch-it, scratch game, scratch-and-win, instant game or instant lottery in different places) is a small card, often made of thin paper-based card for competitions and plastic to conceal PINs, where one or more areas contain concealed information which can be revealed by scratching off an opaque covering
scratch-and-win
A scratchcard (called a scratch off, scratch ticket, scratcher, scratchie, scratch-it, scratch game, scratch-and-win, instant game or instant lottery in different places) is a small card, often made of thin paper-based card for competitions and plastic to conceal PINs, where one or more areas contain concealed information which can be revealed by scratching off an opaque covering
scratch-it
A scratchcard (called a scratch off, scratch ticket, scratcher, scratchie, scratch-it, scratch game, scratch-and-win, instant game or instant lottery in different places) is a small card, often made of thin paper-based card for competitions and plastic to conceal PINs, where one or more areas contain concealed information which can be revealed by scratching off an opaque covering
scratch a few lines
scribble some lines, jot down a few lines of writing
scratch a ticket
remove a name from a list of candidates
scratch along
manage somehow, make it somehow
scratch awl
chisel, stylus
scratch card
A scratch card is a card with hidden words or symbols on it. You scratch the surface off to reveal the words or symbols and find out if you have won a prize
scratch coat
The first coat in plastering; called also scratchwork
scratch file
A scratch file is a temporary computer file which you use as a work area or as a store while a program is operating
scratch hit
A batted ball that is not squarely struck or cleanly fielded but is counted as a hit
scratch my back and I'll scratch yours
state of mutual dependence, one hand washes the other
scratch of the pen
stroke of the pen, movement of a writing implement
scratch on the face
light wound on the face
scratch one's head
be confused, hesitate due to bewilderment
scratch out
strike or cancel by or as if by rubbing or crossing out; "scratch out my name on that list"
scratch out
strike or cancel by or as if by rubbing or crossing out; "scratch out my name on that list
scratch pad
A scratch pad is a temporary storage memory in a computer
scratch pad
is a British term
scratch pad
pad for preliminary or hasty writing or notes or sketches etc; "scribbling block"
scratch pad
{i} (term used in Canada & USA) notepad, scratch paper, pad of writing paper
scratch paper
extra paper, leftover paper, note paper
scratch player
One that starts from the scratch; hence, one of first-rate ability
scratch race
a race in which all contestant start from scratch (on equal terms)
scratch race
race in which conditions are equal
scratch sheet
A publication listing the horses withdrawn from a day's races and giving information and betting odds on the horses scheduled to race
scratch team
team which has been organized quickly, improvised team
scratch test
a test to determine allergic sensitivity to various substances by applying them to scratches in the skin
scratch test
A test for allergy performed by scratching the skin and applying an allergen to the wound
scratch ticket
A lottery ticket played by scratching or scraping designated areas to reveal information used in determining the card's prize value. Also called scratch card
scratch up
cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
scratch wig
{i} type of short wig that covers only a portion of the head
scratch work
{i} first coat of plaster out of three coats on laths
cat scratch fever
A relatively benign disease, characterized by swollen lymph nodes, caused by the bacterium Bartonella henselae normally carried by the cat flea Ctenocephalides felis
chicken scratch
Cramped or illegible handwriting
from scratch
From basic materials or raw ingredients

She was out of pancake mix so she had to make the batter from scratch.

from scratch
From the beginning; starting with no advantage or prior preparation

He had no money and no rich friends, so he had to build his business from scratch.

scratched
Simple past tense and past participle of scratch
scratched
Produced by scratching
scratcher
A piece of equipment used for scratching a part of one's body
scratcher
Someone who scratches
scratcher
A bed. (etymology: rhyming slang, rhymes with "scratch your head") usage references: )
start from scratch
To start from a position at (or behind when used with a distance) the usual starting line (the scratch), particularly in races such as running or boating
start from scratch
To create something with the most basic ingredients; to create something without using components or work which has been completed by others
up to scratch
sufficient; adequate; of acceptable or satisfactory quality

They decided that his performance was not up to scratch.

you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours
If you do me a favor then I will do you a favor; quid pro quo
scratches
{n} cracked scabs in a horse's foot
be up to scratch
(deyim) Be of an acceptable standard or quality

I'm afraid your last essay wasn't up to scratch.

not to be up to scratch
(deyim) Not be of an acceptable standard or quality

I'm afraid your last essay wasn't up to scratch.

scratcher
A scratchcard (called a scratch off, scratch ticket, scratcher, scratchie, scratch-it, scratch game, scratch-and-win, instant game or instant lottery in different places) is a small card, often made of thin paper-based card for competitions and plastic to conceal PINs, where one or more areas contain concealed information which can be revealed by scratching off an opaque covering
Old Scratch
Old Scratch, like Old Nick, is a nickname for the devil. In the last century it was widely used in the eastern United States, especially in New England, as is evident from the Devil's name for himself in the Stephen Vincent Benét short story "The Devil and Daniel Webster." Now the term has been regionalized to the South. Old Scratch is attested in the Oxford English Dictionary from the 18th century onward in Great Britain as a colloquialism: "He'd have pitched me to Old Scratch" (Anthony Trollope, 1858). The source of the name is probably the Old Norse word skratte, meaning "a wizard, goblin, monster, or devil
cat scratch disease
A disease thought to be transmitted to humans by the scratch or bite of a cat and characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes. Also called cat scratch fever
cat scratch disease
a disease thought to be transmitted to humans by a scratch from a cat
chicken scratch
illegible writing
come up to scratch
meet the minimal requirements of an exam
come up to the scratch
conduct yourself according to what is expected of you; meet the minimal requirements of an exam
from scratch
Starting from a piece of land, and building to a completed home Remodeling, demolition, and manufactured homes are not considered to have been built "from Scratch"
from scratch
from the beginning; "he baked the torte from scratch
from scratch
To make something completely new
from scratch
from the beginning; "he baked the torte from scratch"
get off with a scratch or two
get out of a situation basically unharmed
old scratch
{i} Satan, the Devil
on a scratch
at the time of a test, during a test
scratched
having surface damage
scratcher
any rasorial bird
scratcher
A piece of equipment used for scratching a part of ones body
scratcher
A scratch card
scratcher
One who, or that which, scratches; specifically Zoöl
scratcher
a workman who uses a tool for scratching
scratcher
a person who scratches to relieve an itch
scratcher
a device used for scratching a person who scratches to relieve an itch a workman who uses a tool for scratching
scratcher
{i} person or thing that scratches
scratcher
a device used for scratching
scratches
plural of scratch
scratches
third-person singular of scratch
scratching
(of a pain) as if caused by scraping with nails or claws
scratching
Flying low, close to the ground in hope of hooking a thermal Can be dangerous
scratching
Your bird bows its head to you; this translates to: "Please scratch me" The bird pushes you gently with its head still bowed: "Hey, I said scratch me, now!!!"
scratching
mechanical disturbance of a rubbing surface with definite surface roughness in line with motion, but no progressive surface deteriorization due to debris
scratching
{i} act of scraping; act of making a small cut; act of scraping with the fingernails to relieve an itch; act of making a grating sound; act of scribbling; process of obtaining with difficulty; act of deleting
scratching
(v) The process of manually moving a record back and forth against the record needle to create a specific sound effect One of a dee jay's basic tools
scratching
Sound Production and Manipulation
scratching
With the action of scratching
scratching
a harsh noise made by scraping; "the scrape of violin bows distracted her"
scratching
Though useful, this is not seen very often A blade handle is handed to the rower in front, who then takes strokes with the spoon as close to the hull of the boat as possible This moves the boat sideways (as towards a raft) without much forward or backward movement Only boats with at least four oars can scratch, obviously
scratching
Present participle of to scratch
start from scratch
begin from zero, begin with nothing
started from scratch
had nothing when he began, began without any resources
up to scratch
appropriate, satisfactory
without a scratch
without trouble, without any damage, without causing an abrasion
you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours
one hand washes the other, doing a favor for someone so as to receive a favor back from him
scratch