broiling broiling  /b ˈrɔ ɪ lɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Thirty truckloads of cadets in battle fatigues swarmed over the grounds and made guests lie down in the broiling sun.
  2. In broiling horse fillets, spread some butter over the meat because it is lacking in fat.
  3. In fact, she was wiping off perspiration that was pouring down her forehead in a broiling conference room in Rome.

News

  • Homeschooling and Charter Schools Growing, Give Families Options

    Our education system is broiling with two major, conflicting trends: Centralization and school choice. The most rapidly growing trend is the explosion of growth over the past decade of enrollment in charter schools and homeschooling.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Christian Post

Quotes

  1. Lottie Dod, the Englishwoman who was one of the first to encourage a more vigorous approach to the game by women, recalled the days when a lady might step on to a lawn "to play a single on a broiling June morning, dressed in black velvet with long...
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: Lottie Dod Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. As New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof noted in 2002 after a visit to Pakistan, "talk to Third World factory workers and the whole idea of 'sweatshops' seems a misnomer. It is farmers and brick-makers who really sweat under the broiling sun,...
    on Mar 5, 2007 By: Nicholas Kristof Source: Terre Haute Tribune Star

  3. "This stadium really gets broiling, even in cup play. I foresee an even match with a lot of physical battles," Buffon, now with Juventus, said ahead of Tuesday's World Cup semifinals.
    on Jul 4, 2006 By: Gianluigi Buffon Source: Times of India

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