(1)   A framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate
"He cooked hamburgers on the grill"
(2)   A restaurant where food is cooked on a grill


(3)   Cook over a grill
"Grill the sausages"


  1. 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.
  2. On a vehicle, a slotted cover as above, to protect and hide the radiator, while admitting air to cool it.
  3. A device comprising a source of radiant heat and a means of holding food near it, to cook it; a barbecue; a griddle.
    I put some peppers and mushrooms on the grill to go with dinner.


  1. To cook food on a grill; to barbecue.
    Why don't we get together Saturday and grill some burgers?
  2. To interrogate; to question aggressively or harshly.
    The police grilled him about his movements at the time of the crime.