American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To broil on a gridiron.
- v. To torture or afflict as if by broiling.
- v. Informal To question relentlessly; cross-examine.
- v. To mark or emboss with a gridiron.
- n. A cooking surface of parallel metal bars; a gridiron.
- n. Food cooked by broiling or grilling.
- n. A grillroom.
- n. A series of marks grilled or embossed on a surface.
- n. Variant of grille.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make angry; provoke.
- To terrify; cause to tremble.
- To tremble; shiver.
- To snarl; snap.
- Harsh; rough; severe; cruel.
- n. Harm.
- n. A grated utensil for broiling meat, etc., over a fire; a gridiron.
- To broil on or as on a grill or gridiron.
- To undergo broiling; be in a broil.
- n. Faint and short white lines or cross-bars on some flat surfaces of engraving.
- n. In electricity, the grid of a storage cell.
- To mark or stamp with a series of parallel lines like a grill; specifically, in line-engraving, to break up (a too flat surface) with short bars of faint white lines sometimes crossed at right angles, as may be seen in some forms of postage-stamps.
- adj. harsh, rough, severe; cruel
- n. harm
- v. transitive, Scotland, US To make angry; provoke.
- v. transitive To terrify; make tremble.
- v. intransitive To tremble; shiver.
- v. intransitive, Northern England, Scotland To snarl; snap.
- n. A rack; a grid of wire or a sheet of material with a pattern of holes or slots, usually used to protect something while allowing the passage of air and liquids. Typical uses: to allow air through a fan while preventing fingers or objects from passing; to allow people to talk to somebody, while preventing attack.
- n. On a vehicle, a slotted cover as above, to protect and hide the radiator, while admitting air to cool it.
- n. A device comprising a source of radiant heat and a means of holding food near it, to cook it; a barbecue; a griddle.
- n. colloquial A type of jewelry worn on the front teeth; by extension, the front teeth regarded collectively.
- v. To cook food on a grill; to barbecue.
- v. Australia, New Zealand, UK To cook food under the element of a stove or only under the top element of an oven - (US) broil.
- v. colloquial To interrogate; to question aggressively or harshly.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A gridiron.
- n. That which is broiled on a gridiron, as meat, fish, etc.
- n. A figure of crossed bars with interstices, such as those sometimes impressed upon postage stamps.
- n. A grillroom.
- v. To broil on a grill or gridiron.
- v. To torment, as if by broiling.
- v. To stamp or mark with a grill.
- v. To undergo the process of being grilled, or broiled; to broil.
- n. a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate
- v. cook over a grill
- v. examine thoroughly
- n. a restaurant where food is cooked on a grill
- 1655, from French gril, from Middle French, from Old French greïl, graïl ("gridiron"), from graïlle ("grate, grating"), from Latin crātīcula ("gridiron"), diminutive of crātis ("hurdle, wickerwork"), from Proto-Indo-European *kor(ə)t-, *krāt- (“to weave, twist, wattle; wicker”). Related to griddle, hurdle. (Wiktionary)
- French griller, from gril, gridiron, from Old French greille, from Latin crātīcula; see griddle. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“If a grill is available, a couple of nice sirloin steaks or burger.”
“When the grill is at its hottest, carefully (and quickly) place the fish onto the grill ..”
“A whole fish cooked on the grill is a stalwart dish in Greek cuisine.”
“The steak on the grill is at least as appealing as the veal dish that took all afternoon to put together.”
“Yes, the kind with the element or gas flame, though I've never used one of those above is what we call a grill here in the UK.”
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“Cette version n'est pas aussi amusante et à propos que la version beurre sur le pain grillé!”
“The cashier and the prep cook are Ecuadoran and the guy at the grill is Mexican, from Cuernavaca (epicenter of tacos al pastor).”
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