American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A grating of metal, wood, or another material used as a screen, divider, barrier, or decorative element, as in a window or on the front end of an automotive vehicle.
- n. An opening covered with a grating.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A piece of openwork or grating, usually of metal, as wrought-iron. Specifically— When ornamental in character, an arrangement of bars forming a decorative design.
- n. A grating serving as a gate; also, a metallic grating closing a small opening, as in a door, allowing an inmate to answer inquiries and examine applicants for admission without opening the door.
- n. The large grating separating a convent parlor into two parts, visitors being allowed only on one side of it.
- n. In pisciculture, an apparatus for holding fish-eggs during incubation, consisting of a rectangular wooden frame 20 inches long and from 7 to 8 inches wide, into which are fastened small cylindrical glass tubes, closely placed. When in use, these grilles are placed in a series of rectangular boxes (a grille in each box) arranged in flights, so that the water passes readily from the highest through the intervening ones to the lowest. The water enters from the top near one corner, and after passing through the box goes out through the spout at the diagonally opposite corner.
- In lace, having a background consisting of bars or brides crossing open spaces: also said of the background itself.
- n. Obsolete spelling of grill.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. A lattice or grating.
- n. small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted
- n. grating that admits cooling air to car's radiator
- n. a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate
- French, from Old French greille; see grill. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. The main grille is larger, and the entire front of the car is more ventilated to provide cooling for brakes and the front Haldex differential.”
“Also, the radiator grille is now composed of a closed, self-contained element inspired by the air intake scoop on the classic Mini.”
“Opaque purple-colored, it offers a superb aromatic array of pain grille, pencil lead, spice box, black cherry, plum, and blueberry.”
“The grille was a slim grimace, and the nose a triangle, curved at the corners like a billiard-ball rack.”
“Perched on top of the grille was a hood ornament the likes of which he had never seen before.”
“More boomings came shortly from a source Weaver finally identified as a grille over the control panels.”
“A fine bronze grille, which is, like the gates, of English workmanship, preserves the founder's tomb from injury.”
“Close to 200 people squeezed into the back room at Brion's grille, which is a stones throw away from George Mason University.”
“Joining the left and right sides of the grille are the newly developed bi-xenon headlights with integrated LED indicator lights and LED cornering lights.”
“Once again in the centre of the grille is the classic VW badge, which now - despite integrating the ACC”
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