What does frying pan mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  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.

Editors Contribution

  1. frying pan

    A type of pan and product created and designed in various colors, depth, handle, lid, materials, mechanism, shapes, sizes and styles and used to fry food and for other purposes.

    We don't use our frying pan much so we bought a simple affordable one, our Nan always uses hers so paid extra for a different quality product.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frying pan in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frying pan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Quintus Septimius Tertullianus:

    Out of the frying pan into the fire.

  2. Eric Hoffer:

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

  3. Miguel de Cervantes:

    Let me leap out of the frying-pan into the fire or, out of God's blessing into the warm sun.

  4. Lotte Hershfield:

    We were going from the frying pan to the fire, we went from Nazi persecutors to the Japanese.

  5. Garry Bickett:

    Anybody who's spent any time out in the ocean in North Carolina knows about the Frying Pan Tower, it's a fixture of the coast.

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