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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Utensil with sharp perforations for shredding foods (as vegetables or cheese).

Usage examples (35)
  • Our new cheese-grater is a transcendent experience.
  • Was that a sharkskin grater with the real wasabi root?
  • This coconut grater is called Khauni in Koli.
  • What could be "grater" than a lovely, smiling bride walking down the aisle to fulfill her destiny? for more
Tutoring comment
  • If the "grater" (a tool used to make food into small pieces) is sharp it will do a "greater" (better) job than if it is dull.
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