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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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Chris Neal then denied Gary Liddle at full stretch on 58 minutes, turning his rasping shot from distance wide.
Rudolph despatched a long hop from Raine through extra cover before swatting another short ball from Shreck through point en route to a 101-ball 50, which the former Springbok batsman reached with a rasping on-drive against Naik.
Rasping above the clinched nail injures the hoof wall and may result in drying out or cracking of the hoof.
Tips abound, however, that no one tried too hard to make this film particularly good: featuring Kris Kristofferson (reprising his role from the earlier films) lumbering about in long, stringy hair and rasping lines as if he was ordered to chain-smoke between takes.
During the second movement, the drop in pitch slows and settles into a deep, rasping roar that grows louder and louder.
David Dunn's rasping drive tested Gary O'Connor in the first minute but the East Fife keeper turn it around his post.
He fully voices all characters, from boyish innocence to rasping evil incarnate, and everything in between--and he is marvelous.
The grater is composed of a stainless rasping mechanism mounted on a drum that forms the grating roller.
Protect fingers and palms while rasping your next masterpiece with another tip from Ken Peterson.