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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 framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate
    "he cooked hamburgers on the grill";
    - grille, grillwork
  3. Cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
    - broil [N. Amer], broiling [N. Amer], grilling
  4. A cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat
    - grid, gridiron
  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. Be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun
    "the tourists were grilling in the heat";
    - bake, broil [N. Amer]
  4. Heat by a natural force
    "The sun grills the valley in the summer";
    - broil [N. Amer], bake
  5. (cooking) cook under a broiler
    "grill fish";
    - broil [N. Amer], oven broil [N. Amer]

Sounds like: grieves, grearill, gr

Derived forms: grilled, grilling, grills

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