gritter

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English[edit]

A gritter

Etymology[edit]

grit +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

gritter (plural gritters)

  1. A vehicle that applies grit to icy roads to improve traction
    • 2009 February 4, “Letters: Sledging, shovels and snowdrops”, in The Guardian[1]:
      You need more than gritters, you need ploughs.

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