A barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air. (noun)
A frame of iron bars to hold a fire (noun)
Present participle of grate. (verb)
Examples of word grating
My advice, as usual when it comes to grating, is to get yourself a microplane, the one with the smallest gauge (from any half-decent kitchen shop).
A further main advantage of Rowland's grating is that it is now no longer scratched on plane surfaces, but on spherical concave surfaces with a radius of say 3 metres, so that real images are produced of luminous lines without the need for the insertion of lenses.
It is, no doubt, troublesome to make the oil so frequently, for the grating is tedious, and it must be slowly boiled; still, Kobez was not so oppressed by many duties that he could not find time to make it himself.
If the grating is free and there is an overflow not to be accounted for, it is very possible that a drain-pipe somewhere is choke-full of the roots of some tree.
Below the ice is a tin grating, through which the melted water runs, and is let off when requisite by a cock.