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grates, 3rd person singular present; grated, past tense; grated, past participle; grating, present participle;
  1. Reduce (something, esp. food) to small shreds by rubbing it on a grater
    • - peel and roughly grate the carrots
    • - grated cheese
  2. Make an unpleasant rasping sound
    • - the hinges of the door grated
  3. Rub against something with such a sound
    • - his helmet grated against the top of the door
  4. Have an irritating effect
    • - he had a juvenile streak that grated on her nerves
  1. The recess of a fireplace or furnace

  2. A metal frame confining fuel in a fireplace or furnace

  3. A grating

  1. a frame of iron bars to hold a fire
  2. furnish with a grate; "a grated fireplace"
  3. a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something
  4. eat into: gnaw into; make resentful or angry; "The injustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered"
  5. reduce to small shreds or pulverize by rubbing against a rough or sharp perforated surface; "grate carrots and onions"; "grate nutmeg"
  6. a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air
  7. The Grates are a three-piece band from Brisbane, Australia, comprising Patience Hodgson (vocals), John Patterson (guitar) and Alana Skyring (drums). ...
  8. Gration may refer to: * Harry Gration (born 1950), television presenter * Peter Gration (born 1932), army officer * Scott Gration, air force officer
  9. A horizontal metal grille through which water, ash, or small objects can fall, while larger objects cannot; To shred things, usually foodstuffs, by rubbing across a grater; To rub against, such as grating one’s teeth; To grate on one’s nerves; to irritate or annoy
  10. (grated) Produced by grating
  11. (Grates) The metal structure at the top of the Catch Basin.
  12. (Grates) a toothed ring on the grip of the lance which held the weapon firmly against the wood or lead behind the lance rest.
  13. To rub foods, such as cheeses, vegetables, citrus skins, spices or chocolate, against a grater. Alternately, you can use a processor or mixer blade. Size of grate is dependent upon recipe and/or taste.
  14. To rub on a grater that separates the food in various sizes of bits or shreds.
  15. To rub food against an appliance that cuts it into fine shreds or forms small particles. Often used with cheeses and rinds of citrus fruits.
  16. To cut food into small shreds or particles, usually with a food grater.
  17. To cut food into very fine particles by rubbing on a grater.
  18. Cut into tiny pieces using the small holes of a grater.
  19. To shred with a hand-held grater or food processor.
  20. The large outdoor heating vent located between Doty and Wallace; popular gathering place for smokers in the freezing months of winter.
  21. To rub food against a rough, perforated utensil reducing the foods to slivers, chunks, curls, etc.
  22. "My dime rolled into the sewer," cried Tom gratefully.
  23. Rubbing food against a metal grater (watch your knuckles) to get thin shreds.
  24. As in a domestic situation, in a steam engine the grate supports the fire. At its base are fire bars, tapered to allow adequate draught to the fire, and often set at a gradient so that fuel is shuffled forward by the movement of the engine. Below the fire bars is the ash pan.
  25. To rub a food against a raspy surface to get fine shreds or tiny chunks of the food. Used for cheeses and vegetables.