Roasting vs Barbecuing - What's the difference?

roasting | barbecuing |


As verbs the difference between roasting and barbecuing

is that roasting is while barbecuing is .

As an adjective roasting

is very hot.

As a noun roasting

is the act by which something is roasted.

roasting

Verb

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  • Adjective

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  • Very hot
  • The day started out cool, but by noon it was roasting

    Noun

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  • The act by which something is roasted.
  • * 1885 , Henry Marion Howe, Copper smelting (page 15)
  • These elements are expelled more completely by a large number of comparatively incomplete roastings (alternated, of course, with smeltings) than by a smaller number of extremely thorough roastings

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