Grate

  • 1 Gräte — Gräte …

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  • 2 Grate — Grate, n. [LL. grata, fr. L. crates hurdle; or It. grata, of the same origin. Sae Crate, Hurdle.] 1. A structure or frame containing parallel or crosed bars, with interstices; a kind of latticework, such as is used ia the windows of prisons and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Grate — Grate, v. t. [OF grater to scrape, scratch, F. gratter, LL. gratare, cratare; of German origin; cf. OHG. chrazz[=o]n G. kratzen, D. krassen, Sw. Kratta, and perh. E. scratch.] 1. To rub roughly or harshly, as one body against another, causing a… …

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  • 4 grate — ‘framework for holding burning fuel’ [14] and grate ‘rub’ [15] are different words. The former comes via Old French grate ‘grille’ and Vulgar Latin *grāta from Latin crātis ‘wickerwork, hurdle’. Grate ‘rub’ is ultimately Germanic (its ultimate… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 5 grate — ‘framework for holding burning fuel’ [14] and grate ‘rub’ [15] are different words. The former comes via Old French grate ‘grille’ and Vulgar Latin *grāta from Latin crātis ‘wickerwork, hurdle’. Grate ‘rub’ is ultimately Germanic (its ultimate… …

    Word origins

  • 6 Grate — Grate, v. i. 1. To make a harsh sound by friction. [1913 Webster] I had rather hear a brazen canstick turned, Or a dry wheel grate on the exletree. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To produce the effect of rubbing with a hard rough material; to cause… …

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  • 7 Grate — Grate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Grated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Grating}.] To furnish with grates; to protect with a grating or crossbars; as, to grate a window. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Gräte — Gräte: Die nhd. Form geht zurück auf gleichbed. mhd. græ̅te. Dieses Femininum entstand, indem aus mhd. græ̅te, dem Plural von maskulin mhd. grāt »Bergrücken; Rückgrat; Gräte; Spitze, Stachel; Ährenborste« (vgl. ↑ Grat), eine neue Einzahl… …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 9 grate — Ⅰ. grate [1] ► VERB 1) reduce (food) to small shreds by rubbing it on a grater. 2) make an unpleasant rasping sound. 3) (often grate on) have an irritating effect. ORIGIN Old French grater. Ⅱ …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 Grate — Grate, a. [L. gratus agreeable, grateful: cf. It. & Sp. grato. See Grace, and cf. Agree.] Serving to gratify; agreeable. [Obs.] Sir T. Herbert. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 grate — [v1] shred, grind down abrade, bark, bray, file, fray, gall, mince, pound, pulverize, rasp, raze, rub, scrape, scratch, scuff, skin, triturate; concepts 186,215 grate [v2] irritate aggravate, annoy, burn, chafe, exasperate, fret, gall, get on… …

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  • 12 grate — grate1 [grāt] vt. grated, grating [ME graten < OFr grater (Fr gratter) < Frank * kratton, akin to OHG chrazzōn (Ger kratzen), to scratch < IE base * gred > Alb gërrusë, scraper] 1. to grind into shreds or particles by rubbing or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 Gräte — Gräte, 1) ein oberster, scharf auslaufender Theil; 2) bes. an Thierkörpern, vornehmlich das Rückgrath, aber auch andere, scharf hervorragende Theile, wie die Schulterblattgräte, auch der Nasenrücken, u.a.; 3) (Fischgräte), die Skelettheile der… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 14 Gräte — Gräte, im Bauwesen, scharfe, seine, spitzwinklige Kante, insbesondere Kante zweier zusammenstoßenden Dachflächen, sofern sie nicht horizontale Lage hat, in welchem Fall sie First heißt …

    Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • 15 grate — index annoy, badger, bait (harass), irritate, plague, provoke, repel (disgust) …

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  • 16 Gräte — Sf std. (17. Jh.) Stammwort. Das Wort ist ursprünglich dasselbe wie Grat und hat sich dann mit einer aus dem Plural rückgebildeten Form spezialisiert. Präfixableitung: entgräten. deutsch s. Grat …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 17 grate — vb *scrape, scratch, rasp, grind Analogous words: *abrade, chafe, gall: harass, annoy, harry (see WORRY): *offend, outrage: exasperate, *irritate …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 18 grate — chaul·moo·grate; con·fla·grate; def·la·grate; den·i·grate; em·i·grate; grate·ful; grate·ful·ly; grate·ful·ness; grate·less; grate; im·mi·grate; mi·grate; trans·mi·grate; in·grate; in·te·grate; re·din·te·grate; re·grate; in·grate·ly; …

    English syllables

  • 19 grate — 01. Why don t you chop up the vegetables while I [grate] the cheese for the pizza? 02. Anne put some [grated] carrots in the salad. 03. [Grate] the fresh ginger into the mixture of dry ingredients. 04. I wiped out on my bicycle when my front tire …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 grate — I UK [ɡreɪt] / US verb Word forms grate : present tense I/you/we/they grate he/she/it grates present participle grating past tense grated past participle grated 1) [transitive] to rub cheese, vegetables, chocolate etc against a grater in order to …

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