Synonyms and related words:
ablation, ablative, abradant, abrasion, abrasive, air pollution, attrition, attritive, attritus, bones, bran, buffing, burnishing, chafe, chaff, chafing, cosmic dust, crumb, crumble, culm, deadwood, detrition, dishwater, draff, dregs, dressing, dry, dust, dust ball, efflorescence, erasure, erosion, erosive, fallout, farina, filing, filings, flour, fretting, galling, garbage, gash, gnawing, grating, grazing, grinding, grits, groats, hoarse, hogwash, husks, irritant, irritating, irritative, jangling, jangly, jarring, kittens, leavings, lees, limation, lint, meal, offal, offscourings, orts, parings, polishing, potsherds, powder, pussies, rags, raspings, raspy, raucous, refuse, rough, rubbing away, rugged, sandblasting, sanding, sawdust, scouring, scourings, scrap iron, scrape, scraping, scraps, scrapy, scratch, scratching, scratchy, scrub, scrubbing, scuff, scum, shards, shavings, shining, slack, slag, slop, slops, smoothing, smut, soot, stinging, stridulous, stubble, sweepings, swill, tares, wastage, waste, waste matter, wastepaper, wear, wearing away, weeds

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  • rasping — raspingly, adv. raspingness, n. /ras ping, rah sping/, adj. 1. harsh; grating: a rasping voice. n. 2. a minute piece removed by rasping: raspings of sawed wood. 3. raspings, dry bread crumbs. [1650 60; RASP + ING2, ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • rasping — 1. adjective raspy He spoke in a rasping voice due to throat cancer. 2. noun A rasping sound …   Wiktionary

  • Rasping — Rasp Rasp (r[.a]sp), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rasped} (r[.a]spt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rasping}.] [OF. rasper, F. r[^a]per, to scrape, grate, rasp, fr. OHG. rasp[=o]n to scrape together, to collect, probably akin to E. rap. Cf. {Rap} to snatch.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rasping — adj. Rasping is used with these nouns: ↑voice …   Collocations dictionary

  • rasping — adjective the rasping voice on the phone sounded familiar Syn: harsh, grating, jarring; raspy, scratchy, hoarse, rough, gravelly, croaky, gruff, husky, throaty, guttural …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • rasping — rasp•ing [[t]ˈræs pɪŋ, ˈrɑ spɪŋ[/t]] adj. 1) harsh; grating: a rasping voice[/ex] 2) bui a minute piece of wood, etc., removed with a rasp 3) cvb raspings, dry breadcrumbs • Etymology: 1650–60 rasp′ing•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • rasping — /ˈraspɪŋ/ (say rahsping) adjective harsh: a rasping voice …  

  • rasping — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. hoarse, grating, grinding; see harsh 1 , hoarse , raucous 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Disagreeable to the sense of hearing: dry, grating, harsh, hoarse, jarring, raspy, raucous, rough, scratchy, squawky,… …   English dictionary for students

  • rasping — rasp·ing || ræspɪŋ / rɑː adj. (about a sound) grating, harsh, irritating ræsp /rɑːsp n. file, flat tool with an abrasive surface; act of scraping, act of scouring, abrasion v. scrape, abrade, scour …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rasping — parings …   Anagrams dictionary

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