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scratched

Said of a surface in which minute groove-like breaks are made in the surface.
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But when the white strip at the bottom of the pack is scratched with a coin, it does not bear the word original.The fakes cannot prevent pregnancy because they lack any active ingredient.
Scratched surfaces of the coatings were then observed using laser microscope.
I have a solid smoked glass table top which has been heavily scratched. Some are deeper than others.
The paintwork of a Vauxhall Zafira was scratched. LONGWOOD: April 12.
According to Wong et al., (40) crazing, shear yielding, microvoiding, cracking, and debonding are the main defects observed when a polymeric surface is scratched. These defects allow the determination of the type of polymeric material responses to scratching, which depend in turn on the polymer chemistry (thermoplastics, thermosets, and elastomers).
Once an appliance becomes dull or scratched, its value diminishes, and it is often replaced or discarded.
For example, intact male cats scratched surfaces other than scratching posts, but neutered males and females and intact females rarely chose furniture to scratch.
A"Prurigo" describes the changes that appear in the skin after it has itched and been scratched for a long time.
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Researchers found those with AD had higher itch intensity and scratched more frequently while watching the videos of other subjects scratching.
To experimentally detect the critical load of coating debonding, three different methods were chosen: (1) direct visual observation, (2) exposure of the scratched samples to oxidative liquid, and (3) laser confocal scanning microscopy (LSCM) examination of surface profile changes.
Each Salik scratch card has a secret code to be scratched by the client for crediting the Salik account.