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grit in Roads topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgritgrit1 /ɡrɪt/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 TTRvery small pieces of stone or sand 🔊 Make sure both surfaces are free from dust and grit. 🔊 The council is responsible for putting grit on icy roads.2 informalDETERMINED determination and courage syn guts3 → grits
Examples from the Corpus
grit• Three quarter-sheets of 60,120 and 240 grit have thoughtfully been included as standard.• Rinse collard greens thoroughly in lukewarm water, repeating, if necessary, to remove all dirt and grit.• Engineers must prevent sand and grit from getting into the well water.• The wind rushed under it, gusting hot grit into our faces.• When he ran his hand over it, a sprinkle of grit fell to the floor.• It's up to him to show some grit in an uncertain world.