- the spreading of grit on road surfaces to render them less slippery for vehicles during icy weather
- (as modifier)gritting lorries
Words nearby gritting
How to use gritting in a sentence
But down below, millions of Londoners from the queen on down are gritting their teeth and plugging their ears.
But her husband, who could tell she was gritting her teeth just to get through the encounter, bailed out.
Normally in Hollywood, you'd think 'Oh, these people are being nice to each other publicly and they're gritting their teeth.'
"It's probably that cow-boy spotter of Norcross's, but he can't get away," Hatch was gritting—meaning Tarbell, probably.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
Livy and Clara are having a royal time worshiping the old masters, and I as good a time gritting my ineffectual teeth over them.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
Gritting his teeth against the fear which welled up like nausea from the pit of his stomach, Garr Symm went with them.Equation of Doom|Gerald Vance
It sounded like "iron gritting its teeth against some other iron."Knut Hamsun|Hanna Astrup Larsen
After a time, the carriage, gritting along the stones, moved on.Hania|Henryk Sienkiewicz