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  1. frying pan, frypan, skillet(noun)

    a pan used for frying foods


  1. frying pan(Noun)

    A long-handled, shallow pan used for frying food.

  2. Origin: frying + pan


  1. Frying pan

    A frying pan, frypan, or skillet is a flat-bottomed pan used for frying, searing, and browning foods. It is typically 200 to 300 mm in diameter with relatively low sides that flare outwards, a long handle, and no lid. Larger pans may have a small grab handle opposite the main handle. A pan of similar dimensions, but with vertical sides and often with a lid, is called a sauté pan or sauté. While a sauté pan can be used like a frying pan, it is designed for lower heat cooking methods, namely sautéing.

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