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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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Once again, using a variety of rasps (a pattern maker's cabinet rasp is ideal for this task) and de pending on where the excess wood is located, rasp away.
The Duro-Max rasp is specifically designed for improved life and cutting efficiency on Matteuzzi circumferential buffers.
Brothers Richard and Jeff Grace got the idea in 1990 for a super sharp carpenter's tool called a rasp.
A rasp on the snail's tongue removes material from the shell as it dissolves.
The patternmaker's cabinet rasps are made especially for wood filing where a smooth finish is desired.
This kind of show does not impress me at all and I find it distasteful - definitely one for the rasps category in every aspect.
His signature punk rasps are interchanged with sweet coos on the mid-tempo rock opener ``Cero y uno,'' and he breathlessly scats and pants over the oompah techno beats of ``EO,'' which sounds like something out of a classic Atari video game.