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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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Twenty years after a fresh-faced Clinton picked up his own first nomination, the 66-year-old was wizened and raspier but still clearly in his element, improvising at times far from the prepared text as he nominated Barack Obama for re-election.
Turner, whose voice has become deeper and raspier through the years, sounds pleased to be on her own.
The female's song also had repeated phrases and limited frequency modulation, but had a raspier quality and noisier syllables (Fig.
The Smooth Talker Double Reed has a raspier voice capable of sounding like an old hen.
While mastering this call, the hunter can move to the Double V, a slightly raspier call.
In the barbershop scene, I made my voice get a bit raspier and more like Eastwood's as they tried to "man me up.
Both are older, deeper, raspier, at once mellowed and intensified with age (Townshend is 61, Daltrey 62--"hope I die before I get old").