Noun(1) a frame of iron bars to hold a fire(2) a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something(3) a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air
Verb(1) furnish with a grate(2) gnaw into; make resentful or angry(3) reduce to small shreds or pulverize by rubbing against a rough or sharp perforated surface(4) make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together(5) scratch repeatedly
(1) To have a log fire in the house may be beautiful if it is burning safely in the grate , but if it is burning merrily on the lounge floor the house could be burned down.(2) There was a fire burning in the grate , a miraculous thing.(3) Some people may opt for electric or gas heaters, instant warmth, but nothing beats the smell and atmosphere of logs burning in the grate , on the barbeque or on a camp fire somewhere.(4) Slice the onions into half-moons, grate the ginger, grate the garlic, slice the leek into thin rounds.(5) Anthony then sees the grate of the fireplace wide open, and fire burning strongly.(6) Place them on the cooking grate , directly over the coals (which should be white hot).(7) He removed the ventilation grate aside, allowing himself to slide back onto solid ground again.(8) Who can forget that famous scene of her standing over a subway grate ?(9) I look up from the fire grate where the last papers brown and curl.(10) He progressed gingerly towards the gauze grate in the grimy iron girdered floor and was careful not to get too close as he peered into the gloom below.(11) When everyone seemed to be looking the other way, Mr Wright slipped into another room and took off his outfit, and then he quietly returned to the fireside where only a very small fire burned in the grate and sat down.(12) Half-way through rolling it, something peculiar revealed itself: a metal grate in the floor.(13) She opened a grate at the top of the ladder and disappeared again.(14) The lock came off in his hands, and he pushed open the grate .(15) A small fire burning in the grate made one feel welcome.(16) Unfortunately, he could also see it was blocked off by an impassable steel grate .
1. grating ::
2. shred ::
3. grind ::
4. irritate ::
5. eat into ::
6. scrape ::
Different Formsgrate, grated, grates
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