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scuffing

[′skəf·iŋ]
(engineering)
The dull mark, sometimes the result of abrasion, on the surface of glazed ceramic or glassware.
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The interior walls in high-traffic areas of the supermarket require a special paint to deal with all the scuffs and markings that interactions with shopping carts, forklifts, pallets, Scotch taped-flyers and even the sticky little fingers of the children in the day care center leave behind.
I curse silently: I have often noticed those scuff marks before, scratches in the lichen, and the green protococcus algae on the rail, and wondered what had made them.
With precisely this in mind, the Scuff E-Z has been conceived.
Apple has yet to officially respond to the scuff complaints—predictably dubbed "scuffgate" by some factions of the tech press--but this is not the first time that following an Apple device launch early adopters have dealt with product quality issues.
Their weapon of choice is nothing more than a tennis ball on the end of a broomstick, a device that can be made for less than $25, but that has proven more effective at removing scuff marks than the $14,000 motorized ride-on scrubber used for general floor cleaning in the building, according to Joseph Indrisano, operations and maintenance supervisor.
It can be used to finish drywall scuff sand primer and paint between corns, scuff sand hardwood floors between coats of polyurethane deck sanding and many more applications.
Aggie, managing Murkmere in Leah's absence, has taken Scuff in as a maid and she tries to shelter her when soldiers come.
This surface cure will also eliminate scuff marks as the profile comes in contact with a belt in the long final cure oven and creates a smooth, unblemished appearance on the final product.
In fact, Rupert custodian Steve Trievel now rubs away the few scuff marks he still finds with a custom-made tool: a stick with a tennis ball attached to the end.
The new Power Corner Plush with Scuff Eraser has a patented scuff remover built into the tip of the broom.
If a roll is too rough, it can scuff the film or cause it to stick to the roll If a customer wants a satin finish or texture and the roll is too smooth, the customer won't get the product quality it wants.
However, he suspects that consumers may ultimately reject paint as an option because it tends to scuff off and requires extensive surface preparation before it can be repainted.