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grit

(grit)
Denotes the size of a particle found on the surface of abrasive materials.

grit,

n the measurement of the abrasive particle size.

grit

a necessary part of the diet of birds especially layers. Plays a part in the trituration that goes on in the gizzard. Usually supplied as shellgrit or crushed limestone to add calcium to the diet.

grit pad
a laceration of the pad permits entry of pieces of grit causing lameness in dogs, especially racing Greyhounds. The grit works its way through the pad and may even invade the flexor tendon.
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There is no doubt that a road such as this should be gritted.
Clayton West is an ice rink Malcolm Pedley Netherhall Avenue at Rawthorpe doesn''t get gritted, it's on a school run and it's horrendous today.
No-one will dispute that not all roads can be gritted, but you do have to question the council's choice in this particular case.
But council officials have added more roads to the priority route list which should be gritted when there is ice or snow forecast.
There is no doubt this situation has put lives at risk with so many roads not gritted.
GRIT stocks are set to remain exceptionally low and only main roads will be gritted until further notice.
He said: "We need to look at what other councils have done, how many miles of street they have gritted.
They have to travel to work to grit sometimes in worse conditions than some of your readers, as the roads haven't been gritted when they go to work.
There is no point keeping motorways gritted if we can't get to them in the first place.
Secondary routes will not be gritted and grit bins will not be restocked.
Now Kirklees Council officers have revealed what it takes to get the borough gritted, the costs and the criticism.
Some high routes have already been gritted over the last month.