Definitions for "Grate"
Keywords:  shred, rub, serrated, nutmeg, cheese
To rub roughly or harshly, as one body against another, causing a harsh sound; as, to grate the teeth; to produce (a harsh sound) by rubbing.
To reduce to small particles by rubbing with anything rough or indented; as, to grate a nutmeg.
To produce the effect of rubbing with a hard rough material; to cause wearing, tearing, or bruising. Hence; To produce exasperation, soreness, or grief; to offend by oppression or importunity.
Keywords:  fireplace, stove, lattice, bar, inlet
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 cloisters.
A frame or bed, or kind of basket, of iron bars, for holding fuel while burning.
To furnish with grates; to protect with a grating or crossbars; as, to grate a window.
To make a harsh sound by friction.
a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something
scratch repeatedly; "The cat scraped at the armchair"
gnaw into; make resentful or angry; "The unjustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered"
Keywords:  gratify, agreeable, serving
Serving to gratify; agreeable.
Keywords:  fret, offend, irritate
To fret; to irritate; to offend.
In hammermills, a screen section with specified openings for passing sized material.