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grating

adjective

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grating

verb
present participle of grate

Synonyms & Antonyms of grating (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to pass roughly and noisily over or against a surface
  • the sled grated along the bare pavement

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3 to press or strike against or together so as to make a scraping sound
  • he grated the pieces of metal together

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The first known use of grating was in 1563

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grating

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“Grating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grating. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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