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Definition of grate noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    grate

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    noun
    NAmE//ɡreɪt//
     
     
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  1. 1 a metal frame for holding the wood or coal in a fireplace A huge log fire was burning in the grate.
  2. 2 a frame of metal bars over the opening to a hole in the ground or a window synonym grating see also sewer grate
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: grate

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