Definition of road scraping in English:

road scraping


  • 1Concrete (frequently in plural) material removed from the road after scraping, cleaning, or mending, especially manure used as fertilizer (now rare).

  • 2The action or process of scraping the surface of a road (frequently attributive).


Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Abercrombie (1726–1806), horticulturist and writer.