What does grill mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grillroom, grillnoun

    a restaurant where food is cooked on a grill

  2. grill, grille, grillworkverb

    a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate

    "he cooked hamburgers on the grill"

  3. grillverb

    cook over a grill

    "grill the sausages"

  4. grillverb

    examine thoroughly

    "the student was grilled for two hours on the subject of phonology"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Grillverb

    To broil on a grate or gridiron.

    Etymology: grille, a grate, French.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grillverb

    a gridiron

  2. Grillverb

    that which is broiled on a gridiron, as meat, fish, etc

  3. Grillnoun

    to broil on a grill or gridiron

  4. Grillnoun

    to torment, as if by broiling

  5. Etymology: [F. griller, fr. gril gridiron, OF. gral, L. craticulum for craticula fine hurdlework, a small gridiron, dim. of crates hurdle. See Grate, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Grill

    gril, v.t. to broil on a gridiron: to torment.—v.i. to undergo torment, to be in a broil.—n. a grated appliance for broiling meat, &c., a gridiron.—ns. Grill′āde, anything grilled or broiled on a gridiron; Grill′āge, a construction of cross-beams supporting an erection on marshy grounds.—adj. Grilled, embossed with small rectangular indentations.—n. Grill′-room, a restaurant, where beefsteaks, &c., are grilled to one's order. [Fr. grillergril, a gridiron—L. craticula, dim. of cratis, a grate.]

Rap Dictionary

  1. grillnoun

    A persons face or teeth

  2. grillnoun

    "Guard your grill": protect yourself, grill" stands for your teeth, protect your face from getting punched. "I got the skill, I'll bust ya in the grill" -- House of Pain (Shamrocks and Shenanigans).

  3. grillnoun

    Front of a car, the criss-cross part that lets air in to ventilate the engine.

  4. grillnoun

    To stare at a person

  5. grillnoun


  6. grillnoun

    Silver Molded To Fit A Persons Teeth means something tat makes ur teef shine "man i bust yo grill"

  7. grillverb

    To Show Your Gold Teeth To Someone You Disrespect.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. GRILL

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Grill is ranked #9940 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Grill surname appeared 3,246 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Grill.

    95% or 3,085 total occurrences were White.
    2.3% or 75 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.9% or 32 total occurrences were Black.
    0.8% or 26 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 18 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 10 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grill in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grill in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of grill in a Sentence

  1. Burger King:

    Burger King is best known for its flame grilled burgers, flame-grilling is what gives the Whopper sandwich its iconic taste, and what makes it America’s favorite burger. And to prove it, Burger King created a series of print ads that showcase some unexpected flame-grill owners.

  2. Richard Doucette:

    I like to use Weber Grill products. Eric LeVine pay a bit more, but in the long run, they are worth it since they perform better and last longer, my grill brush at home has 2 types of bristles. One course for heavy grime and one fine for quick clean ups.

  3. Gayle Dudley:

    I was taken aback. To be named a Grill Master Legend means a lot to me, what made me happiest is that I had the opportunity to share it with my mother and see how proud she was.

  4. Maxine Waters:

    Mr. Secretary, I want you to know that no other secretary has ever told us the day before that they were going to limit their time in the way that you're doing, so if you want to use them as examples, you have acted differently than they have acted, and as I have said, if you wish to leave, you may, if you'd wish to keep me here so that I don't have my important meeting and continue to grill me, then we can do that. I will cancel my meeting and I will not be back here. I will be very clear if that's the way you'd like to have this relationship.

  5. Eric LeVine:

    When people are n’t paying attention to what they’re doing — especially in front of a hot grill — things happen.

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