- a framework of parallel or latticed bars set in a window, door, etc.
- parallel bars or crossbars, sometimes curved or patterned, in a framework set in a sidewalk, ship's hatchway, etc.
- diffraction grating
< grate + -ing
- harsh and rasping
- irritating or annoying
prp. of grate
See grating in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- A grill or network of bars set in a window or door or used as a partition; a grate.
- A diffraction grating.
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