Meaning of GRATING in English

GRATING

transcription, транскрипция: [ greɪtɪŋ ]

( gratings)

1.

A grating is a flat metal frame with rows of bars across it, which is fastened over a window or over a hole in a wall or the ground.

...an open grating in the sidewalk.

N-COUNT

2.

A grating sound is harsh and unpleasant.

She recognized the grating voice of Dr. Sarnoff.

ADJ : usu ADJ n

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