how to pronounce rasp


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rasp is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of rasp


  1. To grate harshly upon; to offend by coarse or rough treatment or language.
  2. To make a noise similar to the one a rasp makes in use; to utter rasps.
  3. To work something with a rasp.
  4. To use a rasp.


  1. 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.
  2. The raspberry.
  3. The sound made by this tool when used, or any similar sound.

rasp frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word rasp occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics rasp can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that rasp can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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