To rub or file with a rasp; to rub or grate with a rough file; as, to rasp wood to make it smooth; to rasp bones to powder.
- To file or scrape with a coarse file having sharp projections.
- To utter in a grating voice.
- To grate on (nerves or feelings).
- To scrape harshly; grate.
- To make a harsh grating sound.
- A coarse file with sharp, raised, pointed projections.
- The act of filing with a rasp.
- A harsh grating sound.