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Definition for grating (2 of 2)
OTHER WORDS FROM gratinggrat·ing·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for grating
Since then, edges, bars, or gratings have become the stimuli of choice.
Ebert called the tourists “ teeth-gratingly broad and obvious”.
But now he began to make such a strange crowing noise, just like a chair drawn heavily and gratingly along a kitchen-floor!The Grey Woman and other Tales|Mrs. (Elizabeth) Gaskell
"Kill 'em both with one stone, then," wheezed the turnkey, gratingly throwing open the door of the cell.Pierre; or The Ambiguities|Herman Melville
It was as though she had physically felt the steel of his blade slide gratingly once more down from her parry.The Brimming Cup|Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Lift the latch quietly, though, for there is grief in the room, and noise comes harshly and gratingly upon a sorrowing ear.The Elm Tree Tales|F. Irene Burge Smith
After all, it was so much simpler than if he had won, for then––then––He laughed gratingly at the thought.A Breath of Prairie and other stories|Will Lillibridge