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Noun: grill  gril
  1. [Brit] A device in a cooker that radiates head down, made of hot electric elements or burning gas heating a gauze at the top of the compartment
  2. A cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat
    - grid, gridiron
  3. A framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate
    "he cooked hamburgers on the grill";
    - grille, grillwork
  4. Cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
    - broil [N. Amer], broiling [N. Amer], grilling
  5. A restaurant where food is cooked on a grill
    - grillroom
  6. The playing field on which football is played
    - football field, gridiron
Verb: grill  gril
  1. (cooking) cook over or under a grill
    "grill the sausages"
  2. Examine thoroughly
    "the student was grilled for two hours on the subject of phonology"
  3. (cooking) cook under a broiler
    "grill fish";
    - broil [N. Amer], oven broil [N. Amer]
  4. Be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun
    "the tourists were grilling in the heat";
    - bake, broil [N. Amer]
  5. Heat by a natural force
    "The sun grills the valley in the summer";
    - broil [N. Amer], bake

Sounds like: grieves, grearill, gr

Derived forms: grills, grilling, grilled

Type of: athletic field, be, cook, cookery, cooking, cooking utensil, cookware, eatery, eating house, eating place, examine, field, frame, framework, heat, heat up, pitch [Brit], playing area, playing field, preparation, restaurant

Part of: football stadium

Encyclopedia: Grill, John