grating

8 ENTRIES FOUND:

grating

noun

: a frame with bars across it that is used to cover an opening

Full Definition of GRATING

1
:  a wooden or metal lattice used to close or floor an opening
2
:  a partition, covering, or frame of parallel bars or crossbars
3
:  a system of close equidistant and parallel lines or bars ruled on a polished surface to produce spectra by diffraction

First Known Use of GRATING

1622

Other Architecture Terms

buttress, casita, cornice, fanlight, garret, lintel, parapet, pilaster, plinth

Rhymes with GRATING

grat·ing

noun \ˈgrāt-iŋ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GRATING

: a system of close equidistant and parallel lines or bars ruled on a polished surface to produce spectra by diffraction—called also diffraction grating

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