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rasp

 (răsp)
n.
1. A coarse file with sharp, pointed projections.
2. The act of filing with a rasp.
3. A harsh grating sound.
v. rasped, rasp·ing, rasps
v.tr.
1. To file or scrape with a rasp.
2. To utter in a grating voice.
3. To grate on (nerves or feelings).
v.intr.
1. To scrape harshly; grate.
2. To make a harsh, grating sound.

[Old French raspe, from rasper, to rasp, of Germanic origin. V., Middle English raspen, from Middle Dutch raspen, from Old French rasper.]

rasp′er n.
rasp′ing·ly adv.

rasp

(rɑːsp)
n
1. a harsh grating noise
2. (Tools) a coarse file with rows of raised teeth
vb
3. (tr) to scrape or rub (something) roughly, esp with a rasp; abrade
4. to utter with or make a harsh grating noise
5. to irritate (one's nerves or senses); grate (upon)
[C16: from Old French raspe, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German raspōn to scrape]
ˈrasper n
ˈraspish adj

rasp

(rɑːsp)
n
(Plants) an informal or Scot word for raspberry

rasp

(ræsp, rɑsp)

v.t.
1. to scrape or abrade with or as if with a rough instrument.
2. to grate upon or irritate: The sound rasped his nerves.
3. to utter with a grating sound: to rasp out an order.
v.i.
4. to scrape or grate.
5. to make a grating sound.
n.
6. an act of rasping.
7. a rasping sound.
8. a coarse file, used mainly on wood, having separate conical teeth.
9. (in an insect) a roughened surface used in stridulation.
[1200–50; < Old French rasper to scrape, grate]
rasp′ish, adj.

rasp


Past participle: rasped
Gerund: rasping

Imperative
rasp
rasp
Present
I rasp
you rasp
he/she/it rasps
we rasp
you rasp
they rasp
Preterite
I rasped
you rasped
he/she/it rasped
we rasped
you rasped
they rasped
Present Continuous
I am rasping
you are rasping
he/she/it is rasping
we are rasping
you are rasping
they are rasping
Present Perfect
I have rasped
you have rasped
he/she/it has rasped
we have rasped
you have rasped
they have rasped
Past Continuous
I was rasping
you were rasping
he/she/it was rasping
we were rasping
you were rasping
they were rasping
Past Perfect
I had rasped
you had rasped
he/she/it had rasped
we had rasped
you had rasped
they had rasped
Future
I will rasp
you will rasp
he/she/it will rasp
we will rasp
you will rasp
they will rasp
Future Perfect
I will have rasped
you will have rasped
he/she/it will have rasped
we will have rasped
you will have rasped
they will have rasped
Future Continuous
I will be rasping
you will be rasping
he/she/it will be rasping
we will be rasping
you will be rasping
they will be rasping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rasping
you have been rasping
he/she/it has been rasping
we have been rasping
you have been rasping
they have been rasping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rasping
you will have been rasping
he/she/it will have been rasping
we will have been rasping
you will have been rasping
they will have been rasping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rasping
you had been rasping
he/she/it had been rasping
we had been rasping
you had been rasping
they had been rasping
Conditional
I would rasp
you would rasp
he/she/it would rasp
we would rasp
you would rasp
they would rasp
Past Conditional
I would have rasped
you would have rasped
he/she/it would have rasped
we would have rasped
you would have rasped
they would have rasped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rasp - uttering in an irritated tone
utterance, vocalization - the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
2.rasp - a coarse file with sharp pointed projectionsrasp - a coarse file with sharp pointed projections
file - a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal
Verb1.rasp - scrape with a rasp
2.rasp - utter in a grating voice
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

rasp

verb
1. say hoarsely, croak, squawk 'Where've you put it?' he rasped.
2. scrape, grind, rub, scour, excoriate, abrade The blade rasped over his skin.
noun
1. hoarse sound, croak, squawk He was still laughing when he heard the rasp of her voice.
2. grating, grinding, scratch, scrape the rasp of something being drawn across the sand

rasp

verb
To bring or come into abrasive contact, often with a harsh grating sound:
Translations
rašple
rahinarahistaraspataraspi
csikorgásráspolyreszelő

rasp

[rɑːsp]
A. N
1. (= tool) → escofina f, raspador m
2. (= sound) → chirrido m; [of voice] → tono m áspero
B. VT
1. (with file) → raspar, escofinar
2. (= speak) (also rasp out) → decir con voz áspera; [+ order] → espetar
C. VIhacer un sonido desapacible

rasp

[ˈrɑːsp]
n (= tool) → râpe f
vt (= speak with a rough voice) → dire d'une voix rocailleuse, dire d'une voix rauque

rasp

n (= tool)Raspel f; (= noise)Kratzen nt no pl; (of cough, when breathing)Keuchen nt no pl
vt
(Tech) → raspeln, feilen; to rasp something awayetw wegraspeln or abfeilen
(= say: also rasp out) insultskrächzen; ordersschnarren
vikratzen; (breath)rasseln ? also rasping

rasp

[rɑːsp]
1. n (tool) → raspa, lima; (sound) → stridio, suono stridulo
2. vt (file) → raspare, raschiare; (speak) (also rasp out) → gracchiare