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grill, grille

Grill refers to a dish, a metal rack or a cooking process involving direct heat.

  • A traditional mixed grill is not a suitable dish for vegetarians.
  • Place each piece of chicken on the grill and baste with the remaining liquid.
  • Ben refuses to grill anything but salmon steaks on his new barbecue.

To grill someone is to interrogate that person.

  • The police detective grilled the suspect about her activities on the previous Tuesday.
  • Teenagers coming home at 3 a.m. often get a grilling from their parents.

A grille is a decorative metal screen.

  • By the end of the day, thousands of dead insects were stuck to the grille of our new camper.