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scratching

a percussive effect obtained by rotating a gramophone record manually: a disc-jockey and dub technique
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Sessions focused on scratching help patients learn how to monitor their scratching over the course of 1 hour so they can track their progress.
It is quite natural for cats to scratch, and this activity is usually directed at trees and scratching posts.
Techniques encompass hand-processing, colour toning, "cameraless" methods such as scratching, drawing and painting on the film with dyes and even homemade emulsion.
Houston--Sometimes sedatives or antidepressants are needed to break an insidious cycle of itching and scratching before the cause of a patient's anogenital pruritus can be identified.
A scratch may relieve a minor itch like a bug bite, because scratching disperses (spreads out) histamines, Webster explains.
Scratching, the first treatment for itching, provides instant relief, but usually it is only temporary.
Doctors at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London are using psychological techniques to help sufferers stop the scratching and rubbing which make the skin complaint worse.
There stood the bus crowd, all in a circle, laughing and chatting, each scratching another's back.
Scratching is the DJ, or turntablist, technique of creating a variety of sounds by moving a vinyl record back and forth under a turntableeIUs phonographic needle.
Researchers at Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Manchester looked at whether images such as those of others scratching or ants crawling on skin, made people scratch.
These will go away if the scratching stops - but this is easier said than done.
The test involves applying a progressive normal load at a constant rate using a 1 mm diameter spherical tip to simulate the scratching of a surface with the tip of a car key.