grill

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Grill \Grill\, verb (used without an object) To undergo the process of being grilled, or broiled; to broil.

He had grilled in the heat, sweated in the rains. --Kipling. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Grill \Grill\, noun [F. gril. See {Grill}, verb (used with an object)]

1. A gridiron.

[They] make grills of [wood] to broil their meat. --Cotton.

2. That which is broiled on a gridiron, as meat, fish, etc.

3. A figure of crossed bars with interstices, such as those sometimes impressed upon postage stamps. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

4. A grillroom. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Grill \Grill\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Grilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Grilling}.] [F. griller, fr. gril gridiron, OF. gra["i]l, L. craticulum for craticula fine hurdlework, a small gridiron, dim. of crates hurdle. See {Grate}, noun]

1. To broil on a grill or gridiron.

Boiling of men in caldrons, grilling them on gridirons. --Marvell.

2. To torment, as if by broiling. --Dickens.

3. To stamp or mark with a grill. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

grill

noun

1: a restaurant where food is cooked on a grill [syn: {grillroom}, {grill}]

2: a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate; "he cooked hamburgers on the grill" [syn: {grill}, {grille}, {grillwork}]

verb

1: cook over a grill; "grill the sausages"

2: examine thoroughly; "the student was grilled for two hours on the subject of phonology"


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