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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Fry, Roger Fry, Roger Eliot Frynoun

    English painter and art critic (1866-1934)

  2. Fry, Christopher Frynoun

    English dramatist noted for his comic verse dramas (born 1907)

  3. child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestlingverb

    a young person of either sex

    "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"

  4. fryverb

    be excessively hot

    "If the children stay out on the beach for another hour, they'll be fried"

  5. fryverb

    cook on a hot surface using fat

    "fry the pancakes"

  6. electrocute, fryverb

    kill by electrocution, as in the electric chair

    "The serial killer was electrocuted"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fryverb

    to cook in a pan or on a griddle (esp. with the use of fat, butter, or olive oil) by heating over a fire; to cook in boiling lard or fat; as, to fry fish; to fry doughnuts

    Etymology: [OE. frien, F. frire, fr. L. frigere to roast, parch, fry, cf. Gr. , Skr. bhrajj. Cf. Fritter.]

  2. Fryverb

    to undergo the process of frying; to be subject to the action of heat in a frying pan, or on a griddle, or in a kettle of hot fat

    Etymology: [OE. frien, F. frire, fr. L. frigere to roast, parch, fry, cf. Gr. , Skr. bhrajj. Cf. Fritter.]

  3. Fryverb

    to simmer; to boil

    Etymology: [OE. frien, F. frire, fr. L. frigere to roast, parch, fry, cf. Gr. , Skr. bhrajj. Cf. Fritter.]

  4. Fryverb

    to undergo or cause a disturbing action accompanied with a sensation of heat

    Etymology: [OE. frien, F. frire, fr. L. frigere to roast, parch, fry, cf. Gr. , Skr. bhrajj. Cf. Fritter.]

  5. Fryverb

    to be agitated; to be greatly moved

    Etymology: [OE. frien, F. frire, fr. L. frigere to roast, parch, fry, cf. Gr. , Skr. bhrajj. Cf. Fritter.]

  6. Frynoun

    the young of any fish

    Etymology: [OE. frien, F. frire, fr. L. frigere to roast, parch, fry, cf. Gr. , Skr. bhrajj. Cf. Fritter.]

  7. Frynoun

    a swarm or crowd, especially of little fishes; young or small things in general

    Etymology: [OE. frien, F. frire, fr. L. frigere to roast, parch, fry, cf. Gr. , Skr. bhrajj. Cf. Fritter.]

Freebase

  1. Fry

    Fry was a Formula Two constructor from the United Kingdom. The team was founded by David Fry and Alec Issigonis, whose previous employer John Parkes at Alvis brought his son Mike Parkes as a development driver. The car, built to Formula 2 specifications, was fitted with a Coventry Climax engine and was constructed with several advanced concepts, featuring a semi-monocoque design, an extreme forward driving position and a shark fin on its rear. The Fry F2 made its début appearance in June 1958 at Brands Hatch, with Parkes finishing its first race sixth at the Crystal Palace circuit. Appearing in a number of Formula Two events throughout 1958 and 1959, the car was entered for the Formula One 1959 British Grand Prix. Parkes did not qualify for the race, setting the 27th fastest time, and the car was not entered for another World Championship Grand Prix. The car participated in several more races, before the final appearance with a second place finish at the Brands Hatch Boxing Day event.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fry

    frī, v.t. to dress food with oil or fat in a pan over the fire: to vex.—v.i. to undergo the action of heat in a frying-pan: to simmer: (Spens.) to boil:—pr.p. fry′ing; pa.p. fried.—n. a dish of anything fried.—n. Fry′ing-pan, a flat iron vessel or pan for frying with.—Out of the frying-pan into the fire, out of one evil or danger merely to fall into a greater. [Fr. frire—L. frigĕre; cf. Gr. phrygein.]

  2. Fry

    frī, n. a swarm of fishes just spawned: a number of small things.—Small fry, small things collectively, persons or things of little importance. [M. E. fri—Ice. frió; Dan. and Sw. frö.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. fry

    1. vi. To fail. Said especially of smoke-producing hardware failures. More generally, to become non-working. Usage: never said of software, only of hardware and humans. See fried, magic smoke. 2. vt. To cause to fail; to roach, toast, or hose a piece of hardware. Never used of software or humans, but compare fried.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. fry

    Young fishes.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fry in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of fry in a Sentence

  1. Zoltan Takacs:

    It takes seven to 25 years to develop a drug once you identify a toxin, people are always going to get sick, so you need new cures... snakes and other creatures can give you this life-saving medicine, Bryan Fry says.

  2. Jonathan Green:

    The city recognizes, however, Officer Fry're in a new world.

  3. Lorenzo Davis:

    Deadly force is the last-resort measure. You only use that after you have exhausted all other means of putting somebody in custody, in this particular case, Officer Fry who fired the shots, he did not chase Mr. Chatman. He did not shout a warning. He did not use his radio to give direction of flight. He simply pointed his gun until he had a clear shot.

  4. Karen Ansel:

    To make it taste good, a lot of restaurants will deep fry or fry it in so much oil that it really negates any of the healthy benefits.

  5. Kim Jung-suk:

    Kangwon Land does better and better as small fry keep coming, there's no off-season.

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