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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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The hard-working Belgian saw his rasping volley rattle the underside of the bar Mel Booth
Rasping above the clinched nail injures the hoof wall and may result in drying out or cracking of the hoof.
In this rain that keeps us inside, the frog, wisest of creatures to whom all things come, is happy, rasping out of himself the tuneless anthem of Frog.
At the other end, Wood brought out a great stop from David Hutton with a rasping shot which the keeper held.
With four wins from their first four home games, Rangers roared out of the traps and Lions keeper David Forde was forced to parry Akos Buzsaky's rasping longrange drive.
Rasping By that time Liverpool were behind, courtesy of Ilian Micanski's tap-in.
A dull game was lit up four minutes before the interval when Pitman picked up the ball from 20 yards out and played a one-two with veteran striker Steve Fletcher before unleashing a rasping shot, which flew past Matthew Glennon in the Bradford goal and nestled in the bottom left hand corner.
SIR - I am baffled as to why you gave Beryl Roberts, a correspondent known for using words like "graffiti" and "rasping" for Welsh, and a holder of minority-hating views that would be condemned as racist if expressed about other ethnic or linguistics groups, so much space for her utterly dotty letter (Oct 8).
Ellis scored with a rasping shot to narrow the arrears, and it was left to Conner Butler to score twice.
Twice, Paul Rachubka (pictured) had to block fierce drives from speedy wingman Chris Birchall before, in the 57th minute, tipping over a rasping shot from the same player when he was free inside the Town box.
Acott did get the better of Ireland on 65 minutes with a rasping drive which had the effect of demoralising Spurs and boosting the Wellmen's confidence.
Crewe had almost snatched an equaliser with nine minutes left when Alan Combe dived full-length to tip Jack's rasping shot around the post.