Definition of grill noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɡrɪl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡrɪl//
    Types of restaurant, In the kitchen
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  1. 1(British English) the part of a cooker that directs heat downwards to cook food that is placed underneath it Put it under a hot grill to brown for two minutes. compare broiler See related entries: In the kitchen
  2. 2a flat metal frame that you put food on to cook over a fire see also barbecue
  3. 3a dish of grilled food, especially meat see also mixed grill
  4. 4(especially in names) a restaurant serving grilled food Harry’s Bar and Grill See related entries: Types of restaurant
  5. 5= grille
  6. Word Originmid 17th cent.: from French gril (noun), griller (verb), from Old French graille ‘grille’.Extra examples Once the charcoal is glowing, place the food on the grill, turning it regularly. Place the chops in the grill pan, and put it under the grill. Preheat the grill to medium.
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