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He fell into a metal rail on the conveyor belt system, “stood up, took a few steps, and fell back onto the grating,” according to the TOSHA report.
A TEMP WORKER DIED ON THE JOB AFTER FEDEX DIDN’T FIX A KNOWN HAZARD. THE FINE: $7,000.BY WENDI C. THOMAS, MLK50: JUSTICE THROUGH JOURNALISMDECEMBER 23, 2020PROPUBLICA
Using a food processor fitted with coarse grating attachment, or the large holes of a box grater, grate the potatoes.
I plainly heard a noise upon the cover of my closet like that of a cable, and the grating of it as it passed through the ring.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
I do not know—I do not dare to believe—that I shall live to hear that key grating in the lock.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Before he realised what had taken place he found himself thrown on the floor, while strange grating noises reached his ears.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
But what is that monotonous grating sound which continues with mechanical regularity?
Beside this door was a heavy iron grating, opening upon a sort of corridor, which gave a little light and a little air.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
As he drew the dog up to an apparatus which we know as a voltaic pile, he rounded off his words with his false and grating laugh.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
He slid down this opening, and after walking long in a narrow gallery, he was arrested by an enormous iron grating.
Made fast to the grating outside were a bit of rope and strip of blanket, along which to descend.

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