Scorch vs Grill - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between scorch and grill
is that scorch
is a slight or surface burn while grill
As a verb scorch
is to burn the surface of something so as to discolour it.
A slight or surface burn.
A discolouration caused by heat.
Brown discoloration on the leaves of plants caused by heat, lack of water or by fungi.
To burn the surface of something so as to discolour it
To wither, parch or destroy something by heat or fire, especially to make land or buildings unusable to an enemy
To become scorched or singed
To move at high speed (so as to leave scorch marks on the ground)
To burn; to destroy by, or as by, fire.
* Bible, Revelations xvi. 8
- Lashed by mad rage, and scorched by brutal fires.
- Power was given unto him to scorch men with fire.
- the fire that scorches me to death
From (etyl) .
(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.
From (etyl) gril, .
harsh, rough, severe; cruel
1655, from (etyl) gril, from (etyl), from (etyl) . Related to (l), (l).
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.
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.
- 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.
(lb) A type of jewelry worn on the front teeth.
The front teeth regarded collectively.
Food cooked on a grill.
Humorous misspelling of
* mixed grill
To cook food on a grill; to barbecue.
(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.
- Why don't we get together Saturday and grill some burgers?
- The police grilled him about his movements at the time of the crime.
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