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grill

  
  ( grills    plural & 3rd person present)   ( grilling    present participle)   ( grilled    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A grill is a part of a stove which produces strong heat to cook food that has been placed underneath it.  
  (BRIT)  
Place the omelette under a gentle grill until the top is set.     
in AM, use broiler     
2       n-count   A grill is a flat frame of metal bars on which food can be cooked over a fire.  
3       verb   When you grill food, or when it grills, you cook it using very strong heat directly above or below it.  
  (BRIT)  
Grill the meat for 20 minutes each side...      V n  
Apart from peppers and aubergines, many other vegetables grill well.      V adv  
...grilled chicken.      V-ed  
in AM, use broil     
  grilling      n-uncount  
The breast can be cut into portions for grilling.     
4       verb   If you grill someone about something, you ask them a lot of questions for a long period of time.  
INFORMAL   Grill your travel agent about the facilities for families with children...      V n about/on n  
The police grilled him for hours.      V n  
  grilling     ( grillings    plural)    n-count  
They gave him a grilling about the implications of a united Europe.     
5       n-count   A grill is a restaurant that serves grilled food.  
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grille     ( grilles    plural  ) , grill          A grille is a framework of metal bars or wire which is placed in front of a window or a piece of machinery, in order to protect it or to protect people.      n-count  


grill            ( grills    plural & 3rd person present)   ( grilling    present participle)   ( grilled    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A grill    is a part of a stove which produces strong heat to cook food that has been placed underneath it.      
  (BRIT)  
Place the omelette under a gentle grill until the top is set.     
in AM, use broiler     
2       n-count   A grill    is a flat frame of metal bars on which food can be cooked over a fire.      
3       verb   When you grill    food, or when it grills, you cook it using very strong heat directly above or below it.      
  (BRIT)  
Grill the meat for 20 minutes each side...      V n  
Apart from peppers and aubergines, many other vegetables grill well.      V adv  
...grilled chicken.      V-ed  
in AM, use broil     
  grilling      n-uncount  
The breast can be cut into portions for grilling.     
4       verb   If you grill    someone about something, you ask them a lot of questions for a long period of time.      
INFORMAL   Grill your travel agent about the facilities for families with children...      V n about/on n  
The police grilled him for hours.      V n  
  grilling     ( grillings    plural)    n-count  
They gave him a grilling about the implications of a united Europe.     
5       n-count   A grill    is a restaurant that serves grilled food.      

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grille, gill, grilling, gorilla

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