Sentence Examples


  • The heavy door opened with a grating sound.
  • This is the ordinary formula for a reflecting plane grating, and it shows that the spectra are formed in the usual directions.
  • He has also shown how to rule a plane surface with lines so disposed that the grating shall of itself give well-focused spectra.
  • There is also some uncertainty as to the actual temperature of the grating when in use.
  • It was formerly the custom in our village, when a poor debtor came out of jail, for his acquaintances to salute him, looking through their fingers, which were crossed to represent the grating of a jail window, "How do ye do?"