Definition of scraper in English:

scraper

noun

  • A tool or device used for scraping, especially for removing dirt, paint, ice, or other unwanted matter from a surface.

    • ‘Apply the solution to the brick; allow it to soften paint; and remove with scraper and stiff bristle brush.’
    • ‘Use a paint scraper initially to remove the majority of the finish.’
    • ‘Since the site was extremely wet, lime was trucked in to help solidify the ground, enabling the fleet of scrapers to remove the required amount of dirt.’
    • ‘Cells were removed with a cell scraper for further analysis.’
    • ‘If you haven't already cut it up, it makes a great scraper to remove frost from your car windscreen on freezing mornings!’

Pronunciation:

scraper

/ˈskrāpər/