Rasp sentence example
- His voice echoed a graveled rasp, "Tell us all you know of Victor."
- Use a utility knife to trim your work, and employ a rasp to refine the edges.
- And it makes a lovely throaty rasp under acceleration and a staccato backfire when you lift off the throttle.
- I suspect the maker had used a rotary rasp to do this.
- As the teams came to a halt, the rasp of leather against sandy wheels assured her that the other wagons were following suit.Advertisement
- He rubs his chin with the back of his hand, feeling the rasp of his white bristles.
- A faint rasp of steel on leather came from Bukama doing the same.
- Remove any bone spicules with a bone rasp or bur.
- This can, to some extent be corrected using a rasp to remove any extra bone, or with extra cement to fill gaps.
- The singer had this rasp that sounded like he laid down the vocal track after three hours of screaming at a hockey match.Advertisement
- When they 're young and tender they 're vulnerable to slugs and snails which rasp away at the stem until the whole plant shrivels.
- The rasp of his hand against the material made him almost miss the approaching footsteps and snap of a twig.
- Her voice was still a rasp.
- Beneath the anterior parts of the radula where it emerges from the caecum are a pair of cartilages, and attached to these a number of special muscles by which the radula is moved backwards and forwards to act as a rasp. The secretion of the radula at the closed end of the caecum is continuous, so that it is constantly growing forward as fast as its exposed anterior portion is worn away by use, just as a fingernail is pushed forward by constant growth at its posterior end, and is worn away or has to be cut short from time to time at its outer end.
- In the Assyrian iron tools of the 7th century B.C. the long straight rasp (46) is exactly of the modern type.Advertisement
- The incisors are small, so as not to interfere with the penetrating action of the tusks; and the crowns of some of the teeth of the cheek-series are modified into scissor-like blades, in order to rasp off the flesh from the bones, or to crack the bones themselves, while the later teeth of this series tend to disappear.
- They give the part of the tongue on which they occur the appearance and feel of a coarse rasp. The feet are furnished with round soft pads or cushions covered with thick, naked skin, one on the under surface of each of the principal toes, and one larger one of trilobed form, behind these, under the lower ends of the metacarpal and metatarsal bones, which are placed nearly vertically in ordinary progression.