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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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In addition to keeping your cat's nails trimmed, it is important to establish approved scratching areas within your home.
After the scratching, all the intersections were examined by the SPM, and a mark "x" was used to indicate the observation of the chipping at the intersections.
Scratching is a normal behavior that cats use to help them mark their territory and to keep their nails sharp and primed for hunting and defensive purposes.
Each set of data showed a linear trend, indicating that the scratching load scaled with the area of the scratch.
DENVER -- Scratch-Less Disc Industries, creator of the innovative new optical disc designed to eliminate scratching and scuffing, announces the nationwide availability of its Scratch-Less optical discs.
During the process of scratch deformation, the scratching probe generated dynamic and complex stress and strain that interacted with the polymeric coating.
The scratch resistance was evaluated in terms of optical reflectivity characteristic of polymeric materials before and subsequent to scratching (5, 7, 28, 29).
Soft Claws are designed not to interfere with the normal extension and retraction of a cat's claws and allow it to stretch and make scratching motions without damage because the claw is effectively covered and protected.
Scratching may result from such predelivery events as polishing minor defects embedded in the paint, or postdelivery events such as car wash bristles, dirt embedded under a cloth utilized in polishing the car, tree branches, and the like.
This indicates that the scratching process generates significant fracture damage in talc-filled PP.
The above-reviewed test devices cannot judiciously determine the exact scratching condition (i.
Scratching of a flat solid surface under a spherical indenter was modeled by Hamilton and Goodman [4].