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grate

[grāt]
(engineering)
A support for burning solid fuels; usually made of closely spaced bars to hold the burning fuel, while allowing combustion air to rise up to the fuel from beneath, and ashes to fall away from the burning fuel.

Grate

A frame that consists of parallel metal bars, attached by cross bars at regular intervals; used as a grille or security device.

grate

A surface with suitable openings to support a fuel bed, such as coal, and permit passage of air through the burning fuel. Designed to permit removal of unburned residue, and may be horizontal or inclined, stationary or movable.
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The Poly-Met discharge grates are made of metal and rubber, combining less weight with greater elasticity.
A government-approved cookstove testing center at Maharana Pratap University ran the grate through six rounds of tests.
Kim said it was believed that the grate collapsed under the weight of the people.
The sloped cutting surface is well thought out and there are three interchangeable blades to allow you to grate finely, coarsely or chop.
Additionally, the metal panel wall gets beat up fast, as do the rotor and the grates at the bottom of the shredding chamber.
As material enters the hopper and is passed through the teeth, pressure is exerted on the comb (in a shredder) or the sizing grate (in a grinder) as the machine performs its normal reduction functions.
Grip Plate, Grip Grate, Flex Grip, Grip & Glow, Ladder and Rung Covers.
Also in Hanover, Grate was responsible for a 6,000 square-foot sublease for VLL, Inc.
Once you know how, it's easy to use but only grates finely.
Peering through the grates of the storm drains is a bit like opening the grisaille doors of an altarpiece, the architectural monuments above theatrically giving way to an inviting paradise, a brilliantly lit subterranean tide pool, complete with sandy bottom, sparkling clear, lightly churning water (about a foot deep throughout), and all the rocks, mussels, seaweed, and such one would expect to find there, each item painstakingly fabricated Vija Celmins-style.
And if a grate wound causes a tree to fall and injure a pedestrian or damage a car, a trial lawyer could be expected to go after the grate's owner.