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Synonyms for grate

shred

grate on someone or grate on someone's nerves

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to bring or come into abrasive contact, often with a harsh grating sound

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a frame of iron bars to hold a fire

a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something

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a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air

furnish with a grate

reduce to small shreds or pulverize by rubbing against a rough or sharp perforated surface

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make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together

scratch repeatedly

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The Poly-Met discharge grates are made of metal and rubber, combining less weight with greater elasticity.
The researchers compared cook fires with grates to two brands of high-efficiency improved cookstoves and to cook fires without grates.
The new grates can be used on any of Birmingham's 9,000 roads and the first 100 are being fitted.
Eriez have various models of standard Magnetic Grates available and can also design special configurations for specific customer needs.
In one spate of thefts up to 20 gully grates were stolen in the area around Woodman Avenue at Bradley.
A total of 27 gully grates, worth pounds 3,000, have been taken from the Hirst area since Monday.
Schwartz also says many manufacturers choose to use bridge grates as opposed to multi-support grates on the bottom of the shredder, saying that they're built to last longer.
To keep asparagus spears from falling through the cooking grates, use thicker spears or tie thinner spears together into bundles of five or six spears with plain kitchen twine.
FUNCTION: 'It's easy to use but you always seem to grate your knuckles or catch your nails.
Beneath the Virgin the sandy bottom is littered with oversized coins, and barely visible through the grates in the suitcase - and easily missed at first - the focal point of Gober's piece comes into view: a man's nude, Anglo-middle-American legs and feet, veristically cast in wax.
cities are losing their downtown street trees to a new enemy: metal grates.
The all-purpose unit grates hard cheeses, hard chocolates and nuts with the touch of a button.
However, when it is formed into tree grates and tree trunk guards that are not properly maintained, iron can severely injure or kill valuable street trees.
After a five-minute break, she looked at circles with a mix of black and white vertical grates and black and white horizontal grates.
com/research/57d452/the_world_market_f) has announced the addition of the "The World Market for Iron or Steel Domestic Stoves, Grates, and Non-Electric Space Heaters Excluding Kitchen Appliances: A 2009 Global Trade Perspective" report to their offering.