Meaning of GRATING in English

GRATING

transcription, транскрипция: [ noun ]

Date: 1622

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

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.