(v.) = scrape ; roughen. Ex: And it turned out that in the same year that Holmes made that remark, Fairchild said that all you have to do is scrape an organ with the back of a scalpel to make a discovery. Ex: Parts of the plate were toned by roughening it with a serrated rocker, the tone then being graded by burnishing. ---- * alisar raspando = scrape + smooth. * raspar las escamas = scale.