grill
I. transitive verb Date: 1668 1. to broil on a grill; also to fry or toast on a griddle 2. a. to torment as if by broiling b. to question intensely <
the police grilled the suspect
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griller noun II. noun Etymology: French gril, from Old French greil, from Latin craticulum — more at griddle Date: 1685 1. a cooking utensil of parallel bars on which food is exposed to heat (as from charcoal or electricity) 2. food that is broiled usually on a grill — compare mixed grill 3. a usually informal restaurant or dining room

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  • grill — grill …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Grill- — Grill …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • grill — [ gril ] n. m. • 1896, répandu v. 1950; grill room 1893; abrév. de l angl. grill room ♦ Restaurant où on mange essentiellement des grillades. Des grills. ⊗ HOM. Gril. ● grill room, grill rooms ou grill nom masculin (anglais grill room, de to… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Grill — (pl.:Grills) (v. engl. grill über frz. gril/grille, aus lat. craticulum: Flechtwerk) steht für: ein Gerät zum Grillen von Fleisch und anderen Nahrungsmitteln den zum Grillgerät gehörigen Grillrost auf einer Feuerstelle bei einem Auto den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Grill — Grill, v. t. [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}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To broil on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grill — Sm std. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. grill, dieses aus frz. grille f. Rost , aus afrz. greïlle, graïlle, aus l. crātīcula f. kleiner Rost , einem Diminutivum zu l. crātis f. Flechtwerk , dessen germanische Verwandtschaft unter Hürde… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • grill — (n.) gridiron, 1680s, from Fr. gril, from O.Fr. greil, alteration of graille grill, frating, railings, fencing, from L. craticula gridiron, small griddle, dim. of cratis wickerwork, perhaps from PIE *kert to turn, entwine. The verb meaning to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Grill — Grill: Die Bezeichnung für »Bratrost« ist eine Entlehnung des 20. Jh.s aus gleichbed. engl. grill, das über frz. gril (neben grille) auf lat. craticulum (neben craticula) »Flechtwerk, kleiner Rost« zurückgeht. Das Stammwort lat. cratis… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Grill — Grill, n. [F. gril. See {Grill}, v. t.] 1. A gridiron. [1913 Webster] [They] make grills of [wood] to broil their meat. Cotton. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is broiled on a gridiron, as meat, fish, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. A figure of crossed bars… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grill — grill, grille In BrE a grill is a device for cooking food, and the food itself. A grille is a metal grid protecting the radiator of a motor vehicle; this too is sometimes spelt grill …   Modern English usage

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