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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. grating: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. grating, grating: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. grating: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. grating: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. grating: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. grating, grating: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Grating, grating: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. grating: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. grating: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. grating: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. grating: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. grating: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. grating: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. grating: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. grating: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Grating: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Grating: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. grating: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. grating: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Grating: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. grating: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. grating: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. grating: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. grating: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. grating: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. grating: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Grating: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  2. grating: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. grating: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. grating: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. grating: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. grating: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Grating: Extragalactic Astronomy [home, info]
  2. Grating: Eric Weisstein's World of Physics [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. grating: JPL Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (grating)

noun:  optical device consisting of a surface with many parallel grooves in it; disperses a beam of light (or other electromagnetic radiation) into its wavelengths to produce its spectrum
noun:  a frame of iron bars to hold a fire
noun:  a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air
adjective:  unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound

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Phrases that include grating:   blazed grating, echelle grating, concave grating, contrast-reversing grating, echelette grating, more...

Words similar to grating:   grate, gravel, gravelly, rasping, raspy, rough, diffraction grating, grid, more...

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