Definition of grater in English:


Syllabification: grat·er
Pronunciation: /ˈgrātər


  • A device having a surface covered with holes edged by slightly raised cutting edges, used for grating cheese and other foods.
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    • Grate the zucchini using the large holes of a cheese grater.
    • Zesters and box graters have small holes for this purpose, but a microplane grater makes the job easier.
    • It's very simple: just use the side of a cheese grater or slicer.

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