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rasp

 [rasp]
1. a coarse file used in surgery; called also raspatory.
2. to file with such an instrument.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

RASP

Abbreviation for:
resource allocation and service planning
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"God, shut up, you dopes." They never chittered like healthy coons, those two, only whined raspingly, plaintively, always demanding something even when their bellies were round with milk.
On the white steps an obscene word, scrawled by some boy with a piece of brick, stood out clearly in the moonlight and I erased it, drawing my shoe raspingly along the stone" (Fitzgerald 1999, 140).
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