Translation of gritter in Spanish:

gritter

Pronunciation /ˈɡrɪtə//ˈɡrɪdər/

noun

British

  • 1

    vehículo que suelta una mezcla de arenilla y sal en carreteras en época de heladas
    • Salt is corrosive, so the vehicles are carefully calibrated to ensure that only the amount of salt necessary for the expected road conditions is actually spread by the gritters.
    • Last winter's spell of severe weather has meant gritters were on the roads more often than usual, leading to an overspend of £100,000.
    • But some angry drivers contacted the Telegraph & Argus to complain they had not seen gritters and that some roads were barely passable.
    • Croydon Council's road gritters were out in force ensuring all of Croydon's main roads and the majority of secondary and tertiary routes were gritted.
    • She said they were monitoring the weather and gritters would be out on key routes around the city at the first sign of a return to cold conditions.