Definition of Grater

1. Noun. Utensil with sharp perforations for shredding foods (as vegetables or cheese).

Generic synonyms: Kitchen Utensil
Derivative terms: Grate



Definition of Grater

1. a. One who, or that which, grates; especially, an instrument or utensil with a rough, indented surface, for rubbing off small particles of any substance; as a grater for nutmegs.

Definition of Grater

1. Noun. A tool with which one grates, especially cheese, to facilitate getting small particles or shreds off a solid lump. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grater

1. one that grates [n -S] - See also: grates

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grater

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Literary usage of Grater

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... And cheese of goats' milk grated fine thereon Through brazen grater, and white meal bestrewn; Then gracious of her mingling bade them drink: And, ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Starch, Glucose, Starch-sugar by Julius Frankel, Ladislaus von Wágner (1881)
"The working capacity of this grater amounts in 24 hours to a production of about 25000 kilogrammes (55000 Ibs.) of potatoes. Wherever a homogeneous mass is ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Starch, Glucose, Starch-sugar by Julius Frankel, Ladislaus von Wágner (1881)
"The machines used for the grinding of potatoes are of various sizes, and quite a number of such contrivances are in vogue, from the simple hand grater to ..."

4. Early American Poetry: A Compilation of the Titles of Volumes of Verse and by Oscar Wegelin (1907)
"By Jehu O'Cataract, | Author of Keep Cool, &c | Baltimore: | Published by NG Maxwell. | From the Portico Press. | Geo. W. grater, printer. ..."

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