Definition of grater in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈɡreɪtə


A device having a surface covered with holes edged by slightly raised cutting edges, used for grating cheese and other foods: a cheese grater a nutmeg grater
More example sentences
  • 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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