Term sheet


  • Dictionary : PIARC Road Dictionary/ English
  • Theme : Operations / Winter Serviceability
  • Definition : Natural or artificial (crushed) material spread to increase adhesion between tyres and the road surface, so preventing slipperiness..
    Note: in the United Kingdom "gritting agent" can incorrectly mean an anti-icing or de-icing agent.
  • Grammar : n
  • Synonyms : gritting agent, grit

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