Meaning of rasping

rasp•ing

Pronunciation: (ras'ping, rä'sping), [key]
— adj.
  1. harsh; grating: a rasping voice.
—n.
  1. a minute piece removed by rasping: raspings of sawed wood.
  2. dry bread crumbs.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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