Meaning of GRATING in English


/ ˈgreɪtɪŋ; NAmE / noun , adjective

■ noun

a flat frame with metal bars across it, used to cover a window, a hole in the ground, etc.

—see also grate (2)

■ adjective

( of a sound or sb's voice ) unpleasant to listen to

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