- 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