Raip vs Rasp - What's the difference?

raip | rasp |


As nouns the difference between raip and rasp

is that raip is (scotland) a rope while rasp is a coarse file, on which the cutting prominences are distinct points raised by the oblique stroke of a sharp punch, instead of lines raised by a chisel, as on the true file.

As a verb rasp is

to use a rasp.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

raip

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (Scotland) A rope.
  • (Scotland) A measure of length, equal to a rod.
  • (Webster 1913)

    rasp

    English

    (wikipedia rasp)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A coarse file, on which the cutting prominences are distinct points raised by the oblique stroke of a sharp punch, instead of lines raised by a chisel, as on the true file.
  • The sound made by this tool when used, or any similar sound.
  • the rasp of her perpetual cough
  • (obsolete) The raspberry.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • Set sorrel amongst rasps , and the rasps will be smaller.
    Hypernyms
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    Verb

  • To use a rasp.
  • To make a noise similar to the one a rasp makes in use; to utter rasps.
  • To work something with a rasp.
  • to rasp''' wood to make it smooth; to '''rasp bones to powder
  • (figurative) To grate harshly upon; to offend by coarse or rough treatment or language.
  • Some sounds rasp the ear.
    His insults rasped my temper.

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