Definition of Grating. Meaning of Grating. Synonyms of Grating

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Definition of Grating

Grating
Grating Grat"ing, n. (Optics) A system of close equidistant parallel lines or bars, esp. lines ruled on a polished surface, used for producing spectra by diffraction. Gratings have been made with over 40,000 such lines to the inch, but those with a somewhat smaller number give the best definition.
Grating
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.
Grating
Grating Grat"ing, n. [See 2d Grate.] 1. A partition, covering, or frame of parallel or cross bars; a latticework resembling a window grate; as, the grating of a prison or convent. 2. (Optics) A system of close equidistant and parallel lines lines or bars, especially lines ruled on a polished surface, used for producing spectra by diffraction; -- called also diffraction grating. 3. pl. (Naut.) The strong wooden lattice used to cover a hatch, admitting light and air; also, a movable Lattice used for the flooring of boats. [1913 Webster]
Grating
Grating Grat"ing, a. [See Grate to rub harshy.] That grates; making a harsh sound; harsh. -- Grat"ing*ly, adv.
Grating
Grating Grat"ing, n. A harsh sound caused by attrition.

Meaning of Grating from wikipedia

- A grating is any regularly spaced collection of essentially identical, parallel, elongated elements. Gratings usually consist of a single set of elongated...
- In optics, a diffraction grating is an optical component with a periodic structure that splits and diffracts light into several beams travelling in different...
- A fiber Bragg grating (FBG) is a type of distributed Bragg reflector constructed in a short segment of optical fiber that reflects particular wavelengths...
- A blazed grating – also called echelette grating (from French éc****e = ladder) – is a special type of diffraction grating. It is optimized to achieve...
- John of the Grating was a Cistercian Bishop of Aleth. John was born in Brittany, in 1098 he joined Clairvaux, where he was professed by St. Bernard. He...
- A holographic grating is a type of diffraction grating formed by an interference-fringe field of two laser beams whose standing-wave pattern is exposed...
- Fibergl**** reinforced plastic grating (also known as FRP grating, gl**** reinforced plastic grating or fibergl**** grating) is a composite material manufactured...
- originally to grate cheese. Several types of graters feature different sizes of grating slots, and can therefore aid in the preparation of a variety of foods....
- An ec****e grating (from French éc****e, meaning "ladder") is a type of diffraction grating characterised by a relatively low groove density, but a groove...
- An ultrasonic grating is a type of diffraction grating produced by interfering ultrasonic waves in a medium altering the physical properties of the medium...