rasping

[ ras-ping, rah-sping ]
/ ˈræs pɪŋ, ˈrɑ spɪŋ /

adjective

harsh; grating: a rasping voice.

noun

a tiny piece of material removed by rasping or scraping: raspings of sawed wood.
raspings, dry bread crumbs.

Nearby words

  1. rasp,
  2. raspatory,
  3. raspberry,
  4. raspberry sawfly,
  5. rasper,
  6. raspingly,
  7. raspings,
  8. rasputin,
  9. rasputin, grigori,
  10. raspy

Origin of rasping

First recorded in 1650–60; rasp + -ing2, -ing1

Related formsrasp·ing·ly, adverbrasp·ing·ness, nounun·rasp·ing, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for raspings

raspings

/ (ˈrɑːspɪŋz) /

pl n

browned breadcrumbs for coating fish and other foods before frying, baking, etc

rasping

raspy (ˈrɑːspɪ)

/ (ˈrɑːspɪŋ) /

adjective

(esp of a noise) harsh or grating; rough
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