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rasp

a coarse file with rows of raised teeth

rasp

[rasp]
(design engineering)
A metallic tool with a rough surface of small points used for shaping and finishing metal, plaster, stone, and wood; designed in a number of useful curved shapes.

rasp

A coarse file having its surface dotted with protruding pointed teeth.

RASP

(language)
["RASP - A Language with Operations on Fuzzy Sets", D.D. Djakovic, Comp Langs 13(3):143-148 (1988)].
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