Definition of gritter in English:

gritter

Line breaks: grit|ter
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrɪtə(r)
 
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noun

British
A vehicle or machine for spreading grit and often salt on roads in icy or potentially icy weather.
More example sentences
  • Last winter's spell of severe weather has meant gritters were on the roads more often than usual, leading to an overspend of £100,000.
  • Salt is corrosive, so the vehicles are carefully calibrated to ensure that only the amount of salt necessary for the expected road conditions is actually spread by the gritters.
  • But some angry drivers contacted the Telegraph & Argus to complain they had not seen gritters and that some roads were barely passable.

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