grit


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Synonyms for grit

Synonyms for grit

a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone

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fortitude and determination

cover with a grit

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clench together

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About half of the UK's councils are at the limit of grit storage capacity.
The region's councils readied themselves the icy weather, with more than 100,000 tonnes grit in stock as winter Trucks, grit bins and workers are on as the colder temperatures loom, with North Tyneside and Newcastle City councils receiving daily weather updates ready themselves.
Meanwhile, 2,500 salt bins will be filled with grit to help people clear the areas around their homes.
The cost of a grit bin is a few pounds over their 25-year life, and yet the consequences of not having them are enormous," he said.
We have enough grit to get through the weekend and the beginning of the coming week.
We can see no achievement in bragging about being a four star authority when we cannot even grit the side roads and clear the footpaths and care for the most vulnerable in society.
I'M thinking of a complete career change to become a grit miner.
Embarrassed rail bosses had to apologise after the grit was mistakenly sprayed on a busy level-crossing in South Wales and interfered with the circuits.
But a council spokeswoman said the claims were misleading, adding that the 6,900 tonne order was merely the first in several batches of salt and grit.
A SHIPMENT of grit bins, en route to Liverpool to help deal with the cold snap, has been delayed due to the bad weather.
It therefore seems incongruous to see grit piling up at the side of all major roads and the problem this could cause.
Salt levels in the grit have been reduced from 20 grams per square metre down to 10 grams in response to government advice.
It is a very fine ground corn, and there is no grit in them.
Grit readers keenly avoid impulse purchases and engage in far more pre-purchase research than their urban counterparts.
Rust, like grit and sand, will scrape and cut the rod's seal.