Definitions for gridironˈgrɪdˌaɪ ərn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grid, gridiron(noun)

    a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat

  2. football field, gridiron(noun)

    the playing field on which football is played

GCIDE

  1. Gridiron(n.)

    (Naut.) An openwork frame on which vessels are placed for examination, cleaning, and repairs.3. (Sport) A football field; -- so called because of the resemblance of the parallel marked yard lines to a gridiron.

  2. Origin: [OE. gredire, gredirne, from the same source as E. griddle, but the ending was confused with E. iron. See Griddle.]

Wiktionary

  1. gridiron(Noun)

    An instrument of torture on which people were secured before being burned by fire.

  2. gridiron(Noun)

    An iron rack or grate used for broiling flesh and fish over coals.

  3. gridiron(Noun)

    Any object resembling the rack or grate.

  4. gridiron(Noun)

    The field on which American football is played.

  5. gridiron(Noun)

    American football.

  6. gridiron(Noun)

    A generic term for American and Canadian football, particularly when used to distinguish from other codes of football.

  7. Origin: Origin uncertain; the ending was assimilated to iron.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gridiron(noun)

    a grated iron utensil for broiling flesh and fish over coals

  2. Gridiron(noun)

    an openwork frame on which vessels are placed for examination, cleaning, and repairs

  3. Gridiron(noun)

    a football field

  4. Origin: [OE. gredire, gredirne, from the same source as E. griddle, but the ending was confused with E. iron. See Griddle.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gridiron

    grid′ī-urn, n. a frame of iron bars for broiling flesh or fish over the fire: a frame of wood or iron cross-beams to support a ship during repairs.—v.t. to cover with parallel bars or lines.—n. Grid, a grating of parallel bars: a gridiron: (elect.) a battery-plate somewhat like a grating, esp. a zinc plate in a primary battery, or a lead plate in a secondary or storage battery. [M. E. gredire, a griddle. From the same source as griddle; but the term. -ire became confused with M. E. ire, iron.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gridiron in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gridiron in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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