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Bark vs. Scrape

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  • Bark (verb)

    To make a short, loud, explosive noise with the vocal organs (said of animals, especially dogs).

    "give tongue"

    "The neighbour's dog is always barking."

    "The seal barked as the zookeeper threw fish into its enclosure."

  • Bark (verb)

    To make a outcries.

  • Bark (verb)

    To speak sharply.

    "The sergeant barked an order."

  • Bark (verb)

    To strip the bark from; to peel.

  • Bark (verb)

    To abrade or rub off any outer covering from.

    "to bark one’s heel"

  • Bark (verb)

    To girdle.

  • Bark (verb)

    To cover or inclose with bark, or as with bark.

    "bark the roof of a hut"

  • Bark (noun)

    The short, loud, explosive sound uttered by a dog, a fox, and some other animals.

  • Bark (noun)

    An abrupt loud vocal utterance.

  • Bark (noun)

    The exterior covering of the trunk and branches of a tree.

  • Bark (noun)

    Peruvian bark or Jesuit's bark, the bark of the cinchona from which quinine is produced.

  • Bark (noun)

    Hard candy made in flat sheets, for instance out of chocolate, peanut butter, toffee or peppermint.

  • Bark (noun)

    The crust formed on barbecued meat that has had a rub applied to it.

  • Bark (noun)

    The envelopment or outer covering of anything.

  • Bark (noun)

    A small sailing vessel, e.g. a pinnace or a fishing smack; a rowing boat or barge.

  • Bark (noun)

    A sailing vessel or boat of any kind.

  • Bark (noun)

    A three-masted vessel, having her foremast and mainmast square-rigged, and her mizzenmast schooner-rigged.

  • Scrape (verb)

    To draw (an object, especially a sharp or angular one), along (something) while exerting pressure.

    "She scraped her fingernails across the blackboard, making a shrill sound."

    "She scraped the blackboard with her fingernails."

    "Her fingernails scraped across the blackboard."

  • Scrape (verb)

    To remove (something) by drawing an object along in this manner.

    "Scrape the chewing gum off with a knife."

  • Scrape (verb)

    To injure or damage by rubbing across a surface.

    "She tripped on a rock and scraped her knee."

  • Scrape (verb)

    To barely manage to achieve.

    "I scraped a pass in the exam."

  • Scrape (verb)

    To collect or gather, especially without regard to the quality of what is chosen.

    "Just use whatever you can scrape together."

  • Scrape (verb)

    To extract data by automated means from a format not intended to be machine-readable, such as a screenshot or a formatted web page.

  • Scrape (verb)

    To occupy oneself with getting laboriously.

    "He scraped and saved until he became rich."

  • Scrape (verb)

    To play awkwardly and inharmoniously on a violin or similar instrument.

  • Scrape (verb)

    To draw back the right foot along the ground or floor when making a bow.

  • Scrape (verb)

    To express disapprobation of (a play, etc.) or to silence (a speaker) by drawing the feet back and forth upon the floor; usually with down.

  • Scrape (noun)

    A broad, shallow injury left by scraping (rather than a cut or a scratch).

    "He fell on the sidewalk and got a scrape on his knee."

  • Scrape (noun)

    A fight, especially a fistfight without weapons.

    "He got in a scrape with the school bully."

  • Scrape (noun)

    An awkward set of circumstances.

    "I'm in a bit of a scrape — I've no money to buy my wife a birthday present."

  • Scrape (noun)

    A D and C or abortion; or, a miscarriage.

  • Scrape (noun)

    A shallow depression used by ground birds as a nest; a nest scrape.

  • Scrape (noun)

    A shallow pit dug as a hideout.

Wiktionary
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  • Bark

    To strip the bark from; to peel.

  • Bark

    To abrade or rub off any outer covering from; as to bark one's heel.

  • Bark

    To girdle. See Girdle, v. t., 3.

  • Bark

    To cover or inclose with bark, or as with bark; as, to bark the roof of a hut.

  • Bark (verb)

    To make a short, loud, explosive noise with the vocal organs; - said of some animals, but especially of dogs.

  • Bark (verb)

    To make a clamor; to make importunate outcries.

  • Bark (noun)

    The short, loud, explosive sound uttered by a dog; a similar sound made by some other animals.

  • Bark (noun)

    Formerly, any small sailing vessel, as a pinnace, fishing smack, etc.; also, a rowing boat; a barge. Now applied poetically to a sailing vessel or boat of any kind.

  • Bark (noun)

    A three-masted vessel, having her foremast and mainmast square-rigged, and her mizzenmast schooner-rigged.

  • Scrape

    To rub over the surface of (something) with a sharp or rough instrument; to rub over with something that roughens by removing portions of the surface; to grate harshly over; to abrade; to make even, or bring to a required condition or form, by moving the sharp edge of an instrument breadthwise over the surface with pressure, cutting away excesses and superfluous parts; to make smooth or clean; as, to scrape a bone with a knife; to scrape a metal plate to an even surface.

  • Scrape

    To remove by rubbing or scraping (in the sense above).

  • Scrape

    To collect by, or as by, a process of scraping; to gather in small portions by laborious effort; hence, to acquire avariciously and save penuriously; - often followed by together or up; as, to scrape money together.

  • Scrape

    To express disapprobation of, as a play, or to silence, as a speaker, by drawing the feet back and forth upon the floor; - usually with down.

  • Scrape (verb)

    To rub over the surface of anything with something which roughens or removes it, or which smooths or cleans it; to rub harshly and noisily along.

  • Scrape (verb)

    To occupy one's self with getting laboriously; as, he scraped and saved until he became rich.

  • Scrape (verb)

    To play awkwardly and inharmoniously on a violin or like instrument.

  • Scrape (verb)

    To draw back the right foot along the ground or floor when making a bow.

  • Scrape (noun)

    The act of scraping; also, the effect of scraping, as a scratch, or a harsh sound; as, a noisy scrape on the floor; a scrape of a pen.

  • Scrape (noun)

    A drawing back of the right foot when bowing; also, a bow made with that accompaniment.

  • Scrape (noun)

    A disagreeable and embarrassing predicament out of which one can not get without undergoing, as it were, a painful rubbing or scraping; a perplexity; a difficulty.

Webster Dictionary
  • Bark (noun)

    tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants

  • Bark (noun)

    a noise resembling the bark of a dog

  • Bark (noun)

    a sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts

  • Bark (noun)

    the sound made by a dog

  • Bark (verb)

    speak in an unfriendly tone;

    "She barked into the dictaphone"

  • Bark (verb)

    cover with bark

  • Bark (verb)

    remove the bark of a tree

  • Bark (verb)

    make barking sounds;

    "The dogs barked at the stranger"

  • Bark (verb)

    tan (a skin) with bark tannins

  • Scrape (noun)

    a harsh noise made by scraping;

    "the scrape of violin bows distracted her"

  • Scrape (noun)

    an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

  • Scrape (noun)

    a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility);

    "all that bowing and scraping did not impress him"

  • Scrape (noun)

    an indication of damage

  • Scrape (verb)

    scratch repeatedly;

    "The cat scraped at the armchair"

  • Scrape (verb)

    make by scraping;

    "They scraped a letter into the stone"

  • Scrape (verb)

    cut the surface of; wear away the surface of

  • Scrape (verb)

    bend the knees and bow in a servile manner

  • Scrape (verb)

    gather (money or other resources) together over time;

    "She had scraped together enough money for college"

  • Scrape (verb)

    bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of;

    "The boy skinned his knee when he fell"

  • Scrape (verb)

    strike against an object;

    "She stubbed her one's toe in the dark and now it's broken"

Princeton's WordNet

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