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Meaning & Definition of Grating in English

English

Grating

/gretɪŋ/

noun

1. A barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air

    synonym:
  • grate
  • ,
  • grating

2. A frame of iron bars to hold a fire

    synonym:
  • grate
  • ,
  • grating

3. 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
    synonym:
  • diffraction grating
  • ,
  • grating

adjective

1. Unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound

  • "A gravelly voice"
    synonym:
  • grating
  • ,
  • gravelly
  • ,
  • rasping
  • ,
  • raspy
  • ,
  • rough
  • ,
  • scratchy