One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1The action or fact of marking a surface with a sharp or pointed object.‘a screen protector prevents any scratching of the display’
- 1.1 The action of rubbing a part of one's body with one's fingernails.‘scratching temporarily relieves an itch but it often makes a skin problem worse’
- 1.1 The action of rubbing a part of one's body with one's fingernails.
2The action or sound of something being scraped over a hard surface.‘there was near silence but for the scratching of pen on paper’
3The action of playing a record using the scratch technique.‘the practices of rap and scratching’See scratch (sense 2 of the noun)
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