Roasting vs Grill - What's the difference?

roasting | grill |


As nouns the difference between roasting and grill

is that roasting is the act by which something is roasted while grill is grill.

As a verb roasting

is .

As an adjective roasting

is very hot.

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roasting

Verb

(head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Very hot
  • The day started out cool, but by noon it was roasting

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • 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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    grill

    English

    (wikipedia grill)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .

    Alternative forms

    * (l)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (transitive, Scotland, US) To make angry; provoke.
  • (transitive, chiefly, Scotland) To terrify; make tremble.
  • (intransitive, chiefly, Scotland) To tremble; shiver.
  • (intransitive, Northern England, Scotland) To snarl; snap.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) gril, .

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • harsh, rough, severe; cruel
  • Noun

    (en-noun)
  • harm
  • Etymology 3

    1655, from (etyl) gril, from (etyl), from (etyl) . Related to (l), (l).

    Alternative forms

    (wikipedia) * grille

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A rack; a grid of wire or a sheet of material with a pattern of holes or slots, usually used to protect something while allowing the passage of air and liquids. Typical uses: to allow air through a fan while preventing fingers or objects from passing; to allow people to talk to somebody, while preventing attack.
  • *
  • The house was a big elaborate limestone affair, evidently new. Winter sunshine sparkled on lace-hung casement, on glass marquise, and the burnished bronze foliations of grille and door.
  • On a vehicle, a slotted cover as above, to protect and hide the radiator, while admitting air to cool it.
  • A device comprising a source of radiant heat and a means of holding food near it, to cook it; a barbecue; a griddle.
  • (lb) A type of jewelry worn on the front teeth.
  • The front teeth regarded collectively.
  • Food cooked on a grill.
  • Humorous misspelling of
  • Derived terms
    * mixed grill * grilling

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To cook food on a grill; to barbecue.
  • Why don't we get together Saturday and grill some burgers?
  • (Australian, NZ, UK) To cook food under the element of a stove or only under the top element of an oven – (US) broil, (cooking) salamander.
  • (colloquial) To interrogate; to question aggressively or harshly.
  • The police grilled him about his movements at the time of the crime.
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