grattage grat·tage (grā-täzh’, grə-)
Scraping or brushing an ulcer or surface that has granulations to stimulate the healing process.
[grat-n] /ˈgræt n/ noun 1. Henry, 1746–1820, Irish statesman and orator. /ˈɡrætən/ noun 1. Henry. 1746–1820, Irish statesman and orator: led the movement that secured legislative independence for Ireland (1782), opposed union with England (1800), and campaigned for Catholic emancipation
[gruh-too-i-tee, -tyoo-] /grəˈtu ɪ ti, -ˈtyu-/ noun, plural gratuities. 1. a gift of money, over and above payment due for service, as to a waiter or bellhop; tip. 2. something given without claim or demand. 3. British. /ɡrəˈtjuːɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. a gift or reward, usually of money, for services rendered; tip 2. something […]
[grah-twahr; French gra-twar] /grɑˈtwɑr; French graˈtwar/ noun, plural grattoirs [grah-twahrz; French gra-twar] /grɑˈtwɑrz; French graˈtwar/ (Show IPA). Archaeology. 1. a flaked stone implement, usually Upper Paleolithic, retouched at the end and used probably for working wood or cleaning hides; scraper.
[gruh-too-i-tuh s, -tyoo-] /grəˈtu ɪ təs, -ˈtyu-/ adjective 1. given, done, bestowed, or obtained without charge or payment; free; voluntary. 2. being without apparent reason, cause, or justification: a gratuitous insult. 3. Law. given without receiving any return value. /ɡrəˈtjuːɪtəs/ adjective 1. given or received without payment or obligation 2. without cause; unjustified 3. (law) […]