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  Definition of Grating
  1. 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
  2. a frame of iron bars to hold a fire
  3. a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air
  4. unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice"
Similar Words: diffraction grating, grate, gravel, gravelly, rasping, raspy, rough

 

Hyponyms: echelon, grille, radiator grille

 

Part Meronyms: stove, kitchen stove, range, kitchen range, cooking stove, furnace

 

Derivational Morphology: grate

 

Anagrams: ratting, ranting

 

 
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