from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A grating of metal, wood, or another material used as a screen, divider, barrier, or decorative element, as in a window or on the front end of an automotive vehicle.
- n. An opening covered with a grating.
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- n. Obsolete spelling of grill.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. A lattice or grating.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A piece of openwork or grating, usually of metal, as wrought-iron.
- n. A grating serving as a gate; also, a metallic grating closing a small opening, as in a door, allowing an inmate to answer inquiries and examine applicants for admission without opening the door.
- n. The large grating separating a convent parlor into two parts, visitors being allowed only on one side of it.
- n. In pisciculture, an apparatus for holding fish-eggs during incubation, consisting of a rectangular wooden frame 20 inches long and from 7 to 8 inches wide, into which are fastened small cylindrical glass tubes, closely placed.
- In lace, having a background consisting of bars or brides crossing open spaces: also said of the background itself.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted
- n. grating that admits cooling air to car's radiator
- n. a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate
French, from Old French greille; see grill.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)