Definition of Grate. Meaning of Grate. Synonyms of Grate

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Definition of Grate

Grate
Grate Grate, n. [LL. grata, fr. L. crates hurdle; or It. grata, of the same origin. Sae Crate, Hurdle.] 1. A structure or frame containing parallel or crosed bars, with interstices; a kind of latticework, such as is used ia the windows of prisons and cloisters. ``A secret grate of iron bars.' --Shak. 2. A frame or bed, or kind of basket, of iron bars, for holding fuel while burning. Grate surface (Steam, Boiler) the area of the surface of the grate upon which the fuel lies in the furnace.
Grate
Grate Grate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grated; p. pr. &. vb. n. Grating.] To furnish with grates; to protect with a grating or crossbars; as, to grate a window.
Grate
Grate Grate, a. [L. gratus agreeable, grateful: cf. It. & Sp. grato. See Grace, and cf. Agree.] Serving to gratify; agreeable. [Obs.] --Sir T. Herbert.
Grate
Grate Grate, v. t. [OF grater to scrape, scratch, F. gratter, LL. gratare, cratare; of German origin; cf. OHG. chrazz[=o]n G. kratzen, D. krassen, Sw. Kratta, and perh. E. scratch.] 1. To rub roughly or harshly, as one body against another, causing a harsh sound; as, to grate the teeth; to produce (a harsh sound) by rubbing. On their hinges grate Harsh thunder. --Milton. 2. To reduce to small particles by rubbing with anything rough or indented; as, to grate a nutmeg. 3. To fret; to irritate; to offend. News, my good lord Rome . . . grates me. --Shak.
Grate
Grate Grate, v. i. 1. To make a harsh sound by friction. I had rather hear a brazen canstick turned, Or a dry wheel grate on the exletree. --Shak. 2. To produce the effect of rubbing with a hard rough material; to cause wearing, tearing, or bruising. Hence; To produce exasperation, soreness, or grief; to offend by oppression or importunity. This grated harder upon the hearts of men. --South.

Meaning of Grate from wikipedia

- Shawn Michael Grate (born August 8, 1976) is an American convicted serial killer, rapist, and former drifter who murdered numerous young women in northern...
- Grate may refer to: Grate, the metal part of a fireplace where the fire is placed Grate, the act of using a grater, a kitchen utensil Grate, or grille...
- A tubular grate heater is any grate or heat exchanger for a fireplace designed from metal tubing. Through the tubing is circulated home air that becomes...
- Elizabeth Ruth Grable (December 18, 1916 – July 2, 1973) was an American actress, pin-up girl, dancer, model, and singer. Her 42 films during the 1930s...
- to 175 MWth in industry and CHP Fuel fired per grate area 1-2 MW/m2, maximum grate area 100 m2 Grates are typical only suitable for co**** particles,...
- of Mr Dalvin, born Dalvin DeGrate, of Jodeci and Derick DeGrate. Swing is also father to Dyana DeGrate and Justin DeGrate. In his early career, Swing...
- utensil used to grate foods into fine pieces. The modern grater was invented by François Boullier in the 1540s, originally to grate cheese. Several types...
- Grated cheese is cheese that has been grated. Typically, aged hard cheeses are used. Cheese can be grated by hand using a hand grater, and can be bought...
- Great Britain is an island in the North Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe. With an area of 209,331 km2 (80,823 sq mi), it is...
- grid – also known as a stock grid in Australia; cattle guard, or cattle grate in American English; vehicle p****, Texas gate, or stock gap in the Southeastern...