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Definition of Rasp

Rasp

  1. To rub or file with a rasp; to rub or grate with a rough file; as, to rasp wood to make it smooth; to rasp bones to powder.
  2. Hence, figuratively: To grate harshly upon; to offend by coarse or rough treatment or language; as, some sounds rasp the ear; his insults rasped my temper.
  3. A coarse file, on which the cutting prominences are distinct points raised by the oblique stroke of a sharp punch, instead of lines raised by a chisel, as on the true file.
  4. The raspberry.

Rasp Translations

rasp in Dutch is raspen
rasp in Finnish is kaapia
rasp in German is raspeln, feilen
rasp in Italian is limare
rasp in Portuguese is grosa
rasp in Spanish is limar
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