Definitions for RASPræsp, rɑsp
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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
A rasp is a tool used for shaping wood or other material. It consists of a point or the tip, then a long steel bar or the belly, then the heel or bottom, then the tang. The tang is joined to a handle, usually made of plastic or wood. The bar has sharp teeth. Rasps generally cut more coarsely than files.
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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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- die ReibeGerman
- सब्जी इत्यादि कतरने की मशीनHindi
- (konyhai) reszelőHungarian
- 擦菜板Chinese (Trad.)
- тертка, тертушкаUkrainian
- ٹکڑے کرنے والا آلہUrdu
- bàn xátVietnamese
- 擦菜板Chinese (Simp.)
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