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grate

  
      n     (in fireplace)    grille    f   de foyer  
A fire was burning in the grate.      Un feu brûlait dans l'âtre.  
      vi  
   (=make a sound)   grincer  
to grate on sth      (=scrape)   crisser sur qch  
→ A chair grated on the wooden boards.        
→ She could hear his football boots grating on the steps.        
   (=be annoying)  
[style]  
être agaçant (e)     
→ his repeated use of the present tense swiftly grates        
to grate on sb      (=annoy)   agacer qn  
→ That shrill laugh grated on her.        
      vt  
  [+cheese, carrots]  
râper  
→ Grate the cheese over the potatoes.        
→ grated carrots        
→ grated nutmeg        
→ Peel and grate the ginger.        
to grate some cheese      râper du fromage  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
See also:

grater, gyrate, great, gate

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
v.
râper
[Tech.]
n.
grille
[Tech.]
exp.
agacer qn
exp.
crisser sur qch
exp.
râper du fromage
exp.
Un feu brûlait dans l'âtre.
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