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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Roasting a large piece of meat on a grill or a revolving spit out of doors over an open fire.

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  • verb Present participle of barbecue.

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  • noun roasting a large piece of meat on a revolving spit out of doors over an open fire

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Examples

  • As long as certain safety measures are taken, barbecuing is not dangerous to your health, and is not carcinogenic.

    Valerie Orsoni: The BBQ That's Good for You: This July 4th, Claim Independence From Unhealthy Grilling!

  • Before I go any further, I should make a point that will be obvious to many: What most Americans call barbecuing is not barbecuing.

    Slate Magazine

  • "The regular beach activities such as barbecuing and beach football have come to a standstill because of the intense humidity.

    arabnews - frontpage

  • I also learned how to cook others, scrambling, boiling, frying, poaching, and even barbecuing them.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • In the U.S., the Memorial Day weekend at the end of May is seen as prime barbecuing time, which is probably why LiveScience, one of the science sites I frequent, recently answered that burning (sorry) question: “Why does grilled food turn black?”

    The grills of summer

  • In the U.S., the Memorial Day weekend at the end of May is seen as prime barbecuing time, which is probably why LiveScience, one of the science sites I frequent, recently answered that burning (sorry) question: “Why does grilled food turn black?”

    The grills of summer

  • I know when my neighbors think about gay people, their minds leap to barbecuing and block parties because that's what we do.

    Q&A With Dan Savage: On Obama, Fox News' Shepard Smith and Success of 'It Gets Better' Project

  • As I noted in a previous column on barbecuing, the word “barbecue” comes to us from the Caribbean.

    The grills of summer

  • I dunno, I just like making a meal and enjoying company for it (this is different from 'I'm barbecuing for 15 people' kinda of meal, you dig).

    Friday Pix

  • As I noted in a previous column on barbecuing, the word “barbecue” comes to us from the Caribbean.

    The grills of summer

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