English version

rasp in Colours & sounds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrasprasp1 /rɑːsp $ ræsp/ verb  1 [intransitive, transitive]C to make a rough unpleasant sound my father’s rasping voice ‘Stop!’ he rasped.2 [transitive]RUB to rub a surface with something rough→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
raspMany gastropods are grazers: they use their radula to rasp away at algae.This can be rasped down effectively to give no further problems.Sycorax would not reply except to rasp her curses.She touched one of the trees, and the grey bark was deeply grooved, rasping her fingers.Then I heard a voice rasping in my head.I heard John's voice rasping in the other room.We went up to the ward, by which time he was making very odd, rasping sounds as he breathed.He lowered his head into his hands, fingers rasping whiskers.