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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frying, sauteingnoun

    cooking in fat or oil in a pan or griddle


  1. fryingnoun

    The action of the verb fry.


  1. Frying

    Frying is the cooking of food in oil or another fat. Similar to sautéing, pan-fried foods are generally turned over once or twice during cooking to make sure that the food is well-made, using tongs or a spatula, while sautéed foods are cooked by "tossing in the pan". A large variety of foods may be fried.


  1. frying

    Frying is a cooking process in which food is submerged in hot oil or fat. It is typically used to give food a crispy exterior while keeping the inside soft. This method is commonly used for cooking a variety of foods, including meat, vegetables, and sweets. It can be categorized into deep frying and pan frying, depending on the amount of oil used in the process.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frying

    of Fry

  2. Fryingnoun

    the process denoted by the verb fry


  1. Frying

    Frying is the cooking of food in oil or another fat, a technique that originated in ancient Egypt around 2500 BC. Chemically, oils and fats are the same, differing only in melting point, but the distinction is only made when needed. Foods can be fried in a variety of fats, including lard, vegetable oil, rapeseed oil and olive oil. In commerce, many fats are called oils by custom, e.g. palm oil and coconut oil, which are solid at room temperature. A variety of foods may be fried, including the potato chip, bread, eggs and foods made from eggs, such as omelettes or pancakes.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Frying

    A term applied to a noise sometimes produced in a voltaic arc due to too close approach of the carbons to each other. It has been suggested that it may be due to volatilization of the carbon. (Elihu Thomson.)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frying in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of frying in a Sentence

  1. Brandon Cook:

    Be careful not to overcrowd the fryer or frying pan – the Brussels Sprouts expand as they cook due to their high water content.

  2. Jason Hawes:

    Ten minutes later she comes out with a frying pan and thinks we're intruders.

  3. Eric Hoffer:

    We feel free when we escape -- even if it be but from the frying pan to the fire.

  4. Quintus Septimius Tertullianus:

    Out of the frying pan into the fire.

  5. Good Foodie founder Yumna Jawad:

    Nothing beats the taste of fresh corn in the summer, air frying the corn ribs also creates crisp corn kernels that are so tender and juicy.

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