1. [syn: broil, broiling, grilling]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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.]
1. To broil on a grill or gridiron.
Boiling of men in caldrons, grilling them on
2. To torment, as if by broiling. --Dickens.
3. To stamp or mark with a grill.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire
or under a grill) [syn: broil, broiling, grilling]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
69 Moby Thesaurus words for "grilling":
ardent, baking, barbecuing, basting, blistering, boiling, braising,
brewing, broil, broiling, burning, burning hot, canicular,
catering, cookery, cooking, cross-examination, cross-interrogation,
cross-questioning, cuisine, culinary science, direct examination,
domestic science, ebullient, feverish, flushed, frying, heated,
home economics, hot, hot as fire, hot as hell, inquisition,
interrogation, like a furnace, like an oven, nutrition, overheated,
overwarm, pan-broiling, parching, piping hot, poaching,
police interrogation, red-hot, redirect examination, roasting,
sauteing, scalding, scorching, searing, seething, shirring,
simmering, sizzling hot, smoking hot, steeping, stewing, sudorific,
sweating, sweaty, sweltering, sweltry, the grill, third degree,
third-degree, toasting, torrid, white-hot