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Grating

Grating

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adjective


(1)   Unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
"A gravelly voice"

noun


(2)   Optical device consisting of a surface with many parallel grooves in it; disperses a beam of light (or other electromagnetic radiation) into its wavelengths to produce its spectrum
(3)   A frame of iron bars to hold a fire
(4)   A barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. A barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air.
  2. A frame of iron bars to hold a fire