Definitions for RASPræsp, rɑsp
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to scrape or abrade with or as if with a rough instrument.
to grate upon or irritate:
The sound rasped his nerves.
to utter with a grating sound:
to rasp out an order.
(v.i.)to scrape or grate.
to make a grating sound.
(n.)an act of rasping.
a rasping sound.
a coarse file, used mainly on wood, having separate conical teeth.
Category: Building Trades
(in an insect) a roughened surface used in stridulation.
Origin of rasp:
1200–50; < OF rasper to scrape, grate
uttering in an irritated tone
rasp, wood file(verb)
a coarse file with sharp pointed projections
scrape with a rasp
utter in a grating voice
A coarse file (tool)
The sound made by this tool when used
To use a rasp
To make a noise similar to the one a rasp in use makes; to utter rasps
To work something with a rasp
to rub or file with a rasp; to rub or grate with a rough file; as, to rasp wood to make it smooth; to rasp bones to powder
hence, figuratively: To grate harshly upon; to offend by coarse or rough treatment or language; as, some sounds rasp the ear; his insults rasped my temper
a coarse file, on which the cutting prominences are distinct points raised by the oblique stroke of a sharp punch, instead of lines raised by a chisel, as on the true file
Translations for RASP
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an instrument with a rough surface on which cheese, vegetables etc can be grated.
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- ٹکڑے کرنے والا آلہUrdu
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