frying : Definition, Usages, News and More

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f rahy ing

  • n  cooking in fat or oil in a pan or griddle
  • v  be excessively hot
  • v  cook on a hot surface using fat
  • v  kill by electrocution, as in the electric chair

  • KFC is being sued for frying its chicken in cooking oils that contain trans fats, which can contribute to heart disease and diabetes.
  • According to Swedish researchers, frying potatoes or other starchy foods triggers the formation of an organic molecule called acrylamide, which has been shown to cause cancer in .
  • At my house we also rely on the frying-pan test to judge whether a young kid is ready for feature-length animation.
News & Articles


  • President Bush in Sydney Morning Herald
    Marshmallow and Yam were a little sceptical about going to a place called Frying Pan Park,Bush said. "I don't blame them."
  • Richard Nixon in International Herald Tribune
    Your government and I - we've got bigger fish to fry than this damn thing,Nixon said, meaning the war. "The main thing is to get this one out of the damn frying pan so that we can get busy, on with other things."
  • Clive Stafford Smith in Guardian Unlimited
    We are going to block his rendition to Jordan,attorney Clive Stafford Smith told The Associated Press. "To be sure, he would be out of (Guantanamo), but it would be from the frying pan into the fire."

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