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grating in Household topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgratinggrat‧ing1 /ˈɡreɪtɪŋ/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DHTBa metal frame with bars across it, used to cover a window or hole 🔊 Leaves clogged the grating over the drain.
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gratingA grating is a set of tight and dark stripes, usually of equal width.Such patterns are known as gratings.A spectrograph uses optical elements called gratings or prisms to separate the light gathered by a telescope into its component colors.Sometimes I added a few gratings of nutmeg.This process forms gratings in the crystal, a record of the interference pattern.Those that had iron gratings locked them across the plate glass.Only a trail of blue sticky stuff all on the gratings.Gullies often become blocked by dead leaves and small stones which fall through the grating.