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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
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"If I had asked for separate Rasps that would have involved copying and cutting and pasting the same information.
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Once I got the mass of my extra wood off the stock, I put away the coarse rasp and used only the medium and fine cut rasps.
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The Duro-Max rasp is specifically designed for improved life and cutting efficiency on Matteuzzi circumferential buffers.
Brothers Richard and Jeff Grace got the idea in 1990 for a super sharp carpenter's tool called a rasp.
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The Nicholson Woodchuck Tool combines the cutting power of a chisel with the shaping power of two rasps. The shaft sports a fiat rasp on one side, a rounded rasp on the other and a sharp chisel at the tip.
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