grate means: A grater is used to shred foods, like cheese, into smaller pieces. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does grate mean?

  • You can break down food by rubbing it on a smooth, uneven surface such as a kitchen grater or food processor. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • Rub against an abrasive to reduce the size of fragments, shreds or powder. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • A sound that is made by friction to produce a grinding or rasping sound. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Persistently irritate or annoy. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • To wear or rub away. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Make a loud rasping sound. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • To cause discomfort or irritation. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • The sound of scraping or rubbing. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • For blocking openings, a framework made up of latticed or parallel bars. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Framework of steel bars that holds fuel and food for a furnace, stove or fireplace. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Perforated iron screen or plate for screening and grading crushed stone. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • A grate is used to equip the grate. (in Merlin Dictionary)