broil broil  /b ˈrɔ ɪl/


  1. (n) cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
  2. (v) cook under a broiler
  3. (v) heat by a natural force
  4. (v) be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun


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  1. But Colicchio is in deep contemplation over a London broil steak for $6.
  2. Over crab fondue and London broil, they toasted the start of their spanking new bank.
  3. Never mind the cell structure of beef: anyone attempting to broil a very thick cut will find that the surface is burned long before the interior can be cooked.


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    Ground beef, $1.99/pound Boneless, center-cut pork chops, $2.50/pound London broil, $2.68/pound Top round boneless roast, $2.68/pound Yellow squash, 99 cents/pound Nice! water (24-pack), $1.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Savannah Morning News


  1. "I don't think this is the last of the heat," Bastardi said in an interview. "The next time it comes back it may not be as extreme on the East Coast, but the Northern Plains, Chicago and Minneapolis are liable to broil for the last two weeks...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Joe Bastardi Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "I look at it as another form of seafood steak," Yamaguchi said. "It's red in color, so it looks like meat, and you can sear it or grill it or broil it like a steak. And just about any type of sauce that goes on steak can go on ahi."
    on Apr 25, 2007 By: Roy Yamaguchi Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. Asked to suggest a recipe, Shivers said: "Put a pot of chili on the stove to simmer. Let it simmer. Meanwhile, broil a good steak. Eat the steak. Let the chili simmer. Ignore it."
    on May 21, 2007 By: Allan Shivers Source: Middletown Press

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