• WordNet 3.6
    • v grill cook over a grill "grill the sausages"
    • v grill examine thoroughly "the student was grilled for two hours on the subject of phonology"
    • n grill a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate "he cooked hamburgers on the grill"
    • n grill a restaurant where food is cooked on a grill
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first restaurant to open in Hollywood was the Musso & Frank Grill in 1919
    • Grill A figure of crossed bars with interstices, such as those sometimes impressed upon postage stamps.
    • Grill A gridiron. "They] make grills of [wood] to broil their meat."
    • Grill A grillroom.
    • Grill That which is broiled on a gridiron, as meat, fish, etc.
    • Grill To broil on a grill or gridiron. "Boiling of men in caldrons, grilling them on gridirons."
    • Grill To stamp or mark with a grill.
    • Grill To torment, as if by broiling.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Gaetano Albert "Guy" Lombardo did the first New Year's Eve broadcast of "Auld Lang Syne," from the Roosevelt Grill in New York City in 1929/1930.
    • grill To make angry; provoke.
    • grill To terrify; cause to tremble.
    • grill To tremble; shiver.
    • grill To snarl; snap.
    • grill Harsh; rough; severe; cruel.
    • n grill Harm.
    • n grill A grated utensil for broiling meat, etc., over a fire; a gridiron.
    • grill To broil on or as on a grill or gridiron.
    • grill To undergo broiling; be in a broil.
    • n grill Faint and short white lines or cross-bars on some flat surfaces of engraving.
    • n grill In electricity, the grid of a storage cell.
    • grill To mark or stamp with a series of parallel lines like a grill; specifically, in line-engraving, to break up (a too flat surface) with short bars of faint white lines sometimes crossed at right angles, as may be seen in some forms of postage-stamps.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Pine, spruce, or other evergreen wood should never be used in barbecues. These woods, when burning or smoking, can add harmful tar and resins to the food. Only hardwoods should be used for smoking and grilling, such as oak, pecan, hickory, maple, cherry, alder, apple, or mesquite, depending on the type of meat being cooked.
    • v.t Grill gril to broil on a gridiron: to torment
    • v.i Grill to undergo torment, to be in a broil
    • n Grill a grated appliance for broiling meat, &c., a gridiron
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. griller, fr. gril, gridiron, OF. graïl, L. craticulum, for craticula, fine hurdlework, a small gridiron, dim. of crates hurdle. See Grate (n.)


In literature:

Beside the lens was a speaker grille and a smaller opening that looked like a microphone dust cover.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
Also he'd had him paged through four hotel grill rooms and called up three brokers' offices.
"Torchy" by Sewell Ford
And you needn't eat grilled turkey unless you like.
"For the Sake of the School" by Angela Brazil
Old Beard put his face against the grill next to Dark's, and the two men watched the scene below for a few moments.
"Rebels of the Red Planet" by Charles Louis Fontenay
The Mentorian said into a small grille, "The Vegan Bartol, alias Bart Steele," and after a moment a doorway opened.
"The Colors of Space" by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Persistent probings and grillings will also block progress.
"The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book" by Various
It is common in grill work and in railings.
"Handwork in Wood" by William Noyes
Probably you will be grilled, thank goodness; but who will give me back Enrico and Alphonso?
"Prince Prigio" by Andrew Lang
From there I took one leading straight to the Grille d'Honneur.
"The Rose of Old St. Louis" by Mary Dillon
A scared brother cocked his eye through the grille to see who was there.
"Little Novels of Italy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett

In poetry:

They went to Denver in good clothes,
And kept Burt's grill-room wide awake,
And cut about like jumping-jacks,
And ordered seven-dollar steak.
"When Gassy Thompson Struck It Rich" by Vachel Lindsay
What is yon house with walls so thick,
All girt around with guard and grille?
O gracious gods! it makes me sick,
It is the PRISON-HOUSE of Lille!
"Titmarsh’s Carmen Lilliense" by William Makepeace Thackeray

In news:

Matt Beeler, owner of BKW Seasoning is at the grill using his company's barbecue seasoning and barbecue sauce on his grilled chicken dish.
This is a list of guidelines that will keep you safe and on track when grilling, I hope you will print this and post it by where you keep your grill.
Freedom Grill Awarded Patent for Transportable Grill Mar 16, 2004 Printable format Email this Article Search.
After my first bite of grilled pork tenderloin & andouille @ Amelia 's Bar & Grill, I never put it down.
Bruce Bjorkman is the director of sales and marketing for Dallas, Oregon-based MAK GRILLS, an award winning manufacturer of wood pellet smoker-grills.
Bjorkman has been part of the wood pellet grill industry since 1991, and is considered to be one of the nation's leading experts in barbecuing, grilling and smoking.
On June 1, Pig Iron BBQ became Iron Grill Barbeque & Brew, and the new proprietor began adding dishes from the Gahanna Grill, which he also owns.
Chef Michael Fusco had left his namesake restaurant, Fusco's (now Riverside Grill), and was cooking for longtime friend Tim Inman at Stonehorse Grill when he received an intriguing phone call.
Photo by Kim McLendon Black bean veggie burgers require just a few ingredients, are super easy to prepare, and are great either baked or grilled on the backyard grill.
Place steak on grill, quickly grill both sides to mark the steak.
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE BROADWAY GRILLE & PUB Zoraida Rivera is the new executive chef at the Broadway Grille in Jim Thorpe.
The Big Taste Grill travels year-round throughout North America, grilling brats and helping raise money for deserving organizations.
Grill 3 minutes or until tortillas begin to show grill marks and chocolate is melted, turning once halfway through.
With Labor Day behind us, you're probably thinking about putting away the outdoor grill for the summer and wondering what to do with that half empty bag of charcoal left over from the grilling season.
As convenient as gas grilling is, there's no substitute for the aromas, involvement, flavor and nostalgia that grilling over charcoal brings.

In science:

Each side has grilles in order to facilitate the transmission of air in and out of the instrument, and to allow better pro jection of sound.
Music in Terms of Science
The works of Csáki , de Acosta , Grill , Gorn and Lifshits , and Berthet and Lifshits on small ball probabilities for Wiener processes provide some crucial tools to establish such limit laws for (αn (an ·))n≥1 , as these are expected to asymptotically mimic their gaussian analogues (see Mason ).
Clustering rates and Chung type functional laws of the iterated logarithm for empirical and quantile processes
Note that topics can have high friendship probabilities to other topics, e.g. we might find that “American sports” has a high friendship probability with a “Restaurants and bars” topic containing words such as “beer”, “grill” and “television”.
Understanding the Interaction between Interests, Conversations and Friendships in Facebook
As for movies, one topic is connected with restaurants and bars (“bar”, “food”, “grill”, “restaurant”), while the other is connected with television (“family guy”, “simpsons”, “south park”).
Understanding the Interaction between Interests, Conversations and Friendships in Facebook