• WordNet 3.6
    • n grille a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate "he cooked hamburgers on the grill"
    • n grille grating that admits cooling air to car's radiator
    • n grille small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted
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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
    • a Grille A lattice or grating. "The grille which formed part of the gate."
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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.
    • n grille A piece of openwork or grating, usually of metal, as wrought-iron. Specifically— When ornamental in character, an arrangement of bars forming a decorative design.
    • n grille A grating serving as a gate; also, a metallic grating closing a small opening, as in a door, allowing an inmate to answer inquiries and examine applicants for admission without opening the door.
    • n grille The large grating separating a convent parlor into two parts, visitors being allowed only on one side of it.
    • n grille In pisciculture, an apparatus for holding fish-eggs during incubation, consisting of a rectangular wooden frame 20 inches long and from 7 to 8 inches wide, into which are fastened small cylindrical glass tubes, closely placed. When in use, these grilles are placed in a series of rectangular boxes (a grille in each box) arranged in flights, so that the water passes readily from the highest through the intervening ones to the lowest. The water enters from the top near one corner, and after passing through the box goes out through the spout at the diagonally opposite corner.
    • grille In lace, having a background consisting of bars or brides crossing open spaces: also said of the background itself.
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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.
    • n Grille gril a lattice, or grating, or screen, or open-work of metal, generally used to enclose or protect a window, shrine, &c.: a grating in a convent or jail door.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. See Grill (v. t.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. See Grill.


In literature:

I say, what on earth made you come up here on such a grilling day?
"The Rebellion of Margaret" by Geraldine Mockler
The grill is excellent, and by no means dear.
"The Gourmet's Guide to Europe" by Algernon Bastard
I sealed the lattice grill and the door, set the alarm trigger against any opening of them, and went to bed.
"Brigands of the Moon" by Ray Cummings
A steel grill with a dogged handle on the upper side covered the opening under the hatch cover.
"Code Three" by Rick Raphael
We had made ready with grilled sole, omelette, bacon and a cold game-pie.
"Foe-Farrell" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Puffs of warm air came in through grills near the floor, but the room had the same general chill as the hall outside.
"The Time Traders" by Andre Norton
I wish I liked bacon, since she is so good at grilling it; but I don't.
"Happy Pollyooly" by Edgar Jepson
The meat to be preserved, were it ox, fish, wild boar, or human being, was then laid upon the grille.
"On the Spanish Main" by John Masefield
Within a quarter of an hour he lifted the iron-grilled sash bodily from the frame and crawled through the window.
"The Yukon Trail" by William MacLeod Raine
Through the heat of the fray Mrs. Kemp and Mrs. Gilbert stood beside Milly under the grille that divided the hall from the drawing-room.
"One Woman's Life" by Robert Herrick

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:

Presented by Keith Fuemmeler, Twilight Grille, 1717 E Cherokee St, Springfield KY3 News.
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Reduce the grill to medium and set the cutlets on the grill and cook for 6 minutes per side, or until they reach 165 F at the center.
Grilling is a healthy way to prepare some of your favorite meats and vegetables, as it allows some extra fats to fall through the grill rack.
Grilled basa fillet with grilled shrimp and scallops, $20.99.
Return to grill rack and grill about 2 minutes more until bottoms are browned and toppings are heated through.
If you're feeling ambitious, you can put out an array of fillings for folks to choose from: leftover grilled sausage, pepperoni or salami, roasted peppers, grilled eggplant and any number of good melting cheeses.
For all the fathers who love to use implements, tools and grilling paraphernalia, here are some foolproof outdoor grilling techniques to help in the preparation of a perfect barbecue.
Meghan Kotowski Hibachi Grill & Supreme Buffet serves sushi, Asian classics and plates grilled on the hibachi .
Grilled Figs with Mascarpone cream, from Easy Grilling, by Ryland.
Grill'n and Chill'n Come out and enjoy a day filled with delicious barbecue, live music, kids zone and amazing company at the Grill'n and Chill'n event, 11 am to 7 pm on Saturday, Sept 15.
Pan-grilled pork belly results in moist, delicious meat with the crispy edges synonymous with grilled food but without the burnt flavor.
Jamie Purviance, author of Weber's Big Book of Grilling and The Art of the Grill, spends a lot of time cooking with fire.

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