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Verb: broil  broy(-u)l
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: grill)
  1. (cooking) cook under a broiler
    "broil fish";
    - oven broil [N. Amer], grill
     
  2. Heat by a natural force
    "The sun broils the valley in the summer";
    - bake, grill
     
  3. Be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun
    "The town was broiling in the sun";
    - bake, grill
Noun: broil  broy(-u)l
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: grill)
  1. Cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
    - broiling [N. Amer], grilling, grill

Derived forms: broils, broiling, broiled

Type of: be, cookery, cooking, grill, heat, heat up, preparation

Encyclopedia: Broil