grating Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"grating" in British English

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gratingadjective

uk   /ˈɡreɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ/
A grating ​sound is ​unpleasant and ​annoying.

gratingnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡreɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ/
a ​structure made of ​metalbars that ​covers a ​hole, ​especially in the ​ground over a drain
(Definition of grating from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"grating" in American English

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gratingnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡreɪ·t̬ɪŋ/
a ​structure made of ​metalbars: an ​iron grating

gratingadjective

 us   /ˈɡreɪ·t̬ɪŋ/
of or like the ​unpleasantsound of two hard ​objectsrubbing together: I ​turned on the car’s ​engine, and there was that ​familiar grating ​sound.
(Definition of grating from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “grating”
in Spanish rejilla, enrejado…
in Vietnamese song cửa…
in Malaysian pengadang besi…
in Thai ตะแกรง…
in French grillage…
in German das Gitter…
in Chinese (Simplified) (声音)刺耳的…
in Turkish pencere parmaklığı/kafesi, ızgara…
in Russian решетка…
in Indonesian kisi-kisi…
in Chinese (Traditional) (聲音)刺耳的…
in Polish krata…
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