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rasp

 [rasp]
1. a coarse file used in surgery; called also raspatory.
2. to file with such an instrument.

rasp

(rasp)
1. raspatory; a coarse file used in surgery.
2. to file with a rasp.

RASP

Abbreviation for:
resource allocation and service planning

RASP,

rasp

a flat, round-toothed instrument used to débride the surface of hard materials such as teeth, bones, hooves.

bone rasp
for trimming rough ends of bone prior to repair of a fracture. See also putti rasp.
hoof rasp
for fine trimming of hoof while shoeing a horse.
tooth rasp
used for smoothing teeth in horses. See filing teeth.
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Plates go forward along the conveyor belt to Heavy Rasper, which cuts the plates into smaller pieces sized 18 to 20 mm.
Joe Cole was denied a sixth-minute opener with a 20-yard rasper which deflected off Lucas Radebe.
When installed and operational, steel separated out through the tire shredder and rasper will then be sent to the briquetter.
We responded and Laurent hit a rasper from the free-kick and you think maybe it could be our day.
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Two minutes later Maurice Shanahan evaded Damien Cahalane before finding Anthony Nash's top left-hand corner to level the game and shortly afterwards Jake Dillon sent another rasper past the Cork netminder.
However, the ball came back to Davies, and the 18-year-old Welsh Colleges international made it 2-0 with a rasper of a shot.
The away side had taken the lead through defender Creag Little, only for Hardie to turn the game around with a 35–yard rasper and a 20–yard slide–rule effort.
Both teams went close within seconds of each other midway through the half with Berrett forcing Arestidou into a save with a 25-yard rasper.
For Villa, Albrighton's cross was too heavy for Heskey while the wideboy also twice fired at Marcus Hahnemann, whose best saves were with his knee from a Collins header and his fingertips to keep out Young's second-half rasper.
In between, Wilson's 35-yard rasper warmed David Marshall's hands, with the Scottish goalkeeper relieved the free-kick had flown straight at him.