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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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