Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Material formed into grilles or a grille.

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

  • noun netting made of wires.
  • noun a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The mesh of metal wire or bars which makes up a decorative metal grating

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun mesh netting made of wires
  • noun a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate

Etymologies

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grill +‎ work

Examples

  • Images of Christ’s life are executed as variations on traditional Chinese paper cutouts, and the surrounding grillwork is based on Qing Dynasty window designs found in a busy Shanghai market.

    Keeping Faith

  • Images of Christ’s life are executed as variations on traditional Chinese paper cutouts, and the surrounding grillwork is based on Qing Dynasty window designs found in a busy Shanghai market.

    Keeping Faith

  • That first night, lying beside him on our mutual bed after the muffling pillow had been crammed against the grillwork was another of my special memories.

    Restoree

  • However, as this is a world of cars, each is imaginatively fashioned from wheels, fenders, grillwork and other motor vehicle parts.

    Lightning McQueen is Back in Worldwide Adventure 'Cars 2'

  • The architecture, with its elegant stucco and grillwork, blended Islamic and Hindu styles in a composite known as Indo-Saracenic.

    India’s New Face

  • The architecture, with its elegant stucco and grillwork, blended Islamic and Hindu styles in a composite known as Indo-Saracenic.

    India’s New Face

  • However, as this is a world of cars, each is imaginatively fashioned from wheels, fenders, grillwork and other motor vehicle parts.

    Lightning McQueen is Back in Worldwide Adventure 'Cars 2'

  • However, as this is a world of cars, each is imaginatively fashioned from wheels, fenders, grillwork and other motor vehicle parts.

    Lightning McQueen is Back in Worldwide Adventure 'Cars 2'

  • However, as this is a world of cars, each is imaginatively fashioned from wheels, fenders, grillwork and other motor vehicle parts.

    Lightning McQueen is Back in Worldwide Adventure 'Cars 2'

  • Doris swings the Fiat out wide and explodes the entire shell of her car against the truck's grillwork with a sound so hard Boland thinks it's behind him.

    The Last of Boland

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