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grating

noun

Simple Definition of grating

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

Full Definition of grating

  1. 1 :  a wooden or metal lattice used to close or floor an opening

  2. 2 :  a partition, covering, or frame of parallel bars or crossbars

  3. 3 :  a system of close equidistant and parallel lines or bars ruled on a polished surface to produce spectra by diffraction

1622

First Known Use of grating

1622

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GRATING Defined for Kids

grating

noun grat·ing \ˈgrā-tiŋ\

Definition of grating

  1. :  2grate 1




Medical Dictionary

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noun grat·ing \ˈgrāt-iŋ\

Medical Definition of grating

  1. :  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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