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rasping

[ras-ping, rah-sping] /ˈræs pɪŋ, ˈrɑ spɪŋ/
adjective
1.
harsh; grating:
a rasping voice.
noun
2.
a tiny piece of material removed by rasping or scraping:
raspings of sawed wood.
3.
raspings, dry bread crumbs.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; rasp + -ing2, -ing1
Related forms
raspingly, adverb
raspingness, noun
unrasping, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for raspings

raspings

/ˈrɑːspɪŋz/
plural noun
1.
browned breadcrumbs for coating fish and other foods before frying, baking, etc

rasping

/ˈrɑːspɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(esp of a noise) harsh or grating; rough
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