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1. grating

noun. ['ˈgreɪtɪŋ'] a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air.

Synonyms

  • barrier
  • radiator grille
  • grate

Antonyms

  • simple
  • exact
  • calm
  • easy

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Rhymes with Grating

  • translating
  • reinstating
  • procreating
  • recreating
  • postdating
  • restating
  • overrating
  • misstating
  • innovating
  • inflating
  • deflating
  • annotating
  • updating
  • sedating
  • relating
  • negating
  • equating
  • debating
  • creating
  • berating
  • stating
  • slating
  • skating
  • plating
  • plaiting
  • elating
  • crating
  • awaiting
  • abating
  • weighting

Sentences with grating


1. Noun, singular or mass
CDs represent an example of a diffraction grating that is not made from apertures.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
A juice prepared by grating carrot and mixing it with honey is a good way to fight pinworms.

Quotes about grating


1. We are of opinion that instead of letting books grow moldy behind an iron grating, far from the vulgar gaze, it is better to let them wear out by being read.
- Jules Verne, Journey to the Center of the Earth

2. grating

adjective. ['ˈgreɪtɪŋ'] unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound.

Synonyms

  • scratchy
  • cacophonous
  • cacophonic
  • rasping
  • raspy
  • gravelly

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • incapability

3. grating

noun. ['ˈgreɪtɪŋ'] optical device consisting of a surface with many parallel grooves in it; disperses a beam of light (or other electromagnetic radiation) into its wavelengths to produce its spectrum.

Synonyms

  • optical device
  • echelon

Antonyms

  • starve
  • polished
  • regular

4. grating

noun. ['ˈgreɪtɪŋ'] a frame of iron bars to hold a fire.

Synonyms

  • stove
  • furnace
  • framework
  • kitchen stove
  • cooking stove
  • range
  • grate

Antonyms

  • fine
  • ironed
  • smooth
  • slippery
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