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scarify

To roughen a surface by sanding or some other technique, in order to improve adhesion of paint.
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Gower REMOVE DEBRIS FOR small areas, you can get by with a wire rake, but this will never scarify as well as a powered 'bladed' machine.
Scarify your lawn to stop moss returning in abundance next year
However, if the number of herbicide tolerant plants was used as the base to calculate the transformation rate, the rate for scarify treatment was 9.6% (number of Southern-positive seedlings, i.e., 3 per number of tolerant seedlings that were scarifying-treated, i.e., 31); and the rate for the puncture treatment was 15.5% (the number of Southern positive seedlings, i.e., seven per the number of tolerant seedlings that were puncturing-treated, i.e., 45).
Scarify lawns with a spring-tine rake to remove debris and moss
Scarify to remove all the dead grass that accumulates at ground level (the thatch).
Rake and scarify lawns to remove thatch and other debris.
The mottled seeds had a harder seed coat and were more difficult to scarify than uniform seeds.
But why did it not scarify and destroy the stomach lining?
He said that a big gathering attending the moot showed that they love their Prophet Mohammad (Peace Be Upon Him) and they would never hesitate to scarify their lives for Hurmat-e-Rasool.