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grille

also grill  (grĭl)
n.
1. A grating of metal, wood, or another material used as a screen, divider, barrier, or decorative element, as in a window or on the front end of an automobile.
2. An opening covered with a grating.

[French, from Old French greille; see grill.]

grille

(ɡrɪl) or

grill

n
1. (Building) Also called: grillwork a framework, esp of metal bars arranged to form an ornamental pattern, used as a screen or partition
2. (Automotive Engineering) Also called: radiator grille a grating, often chromium-plated, that admits cooling air to the radiator of a motor vehicle
3. (Furniture) a metal or wooden openwork grating used as a screen or divider
4. (Electronics) a protective screen, usually plastic or metal, in front of the loudspeaker in a radio, record player, etc
5. (Tennis) real tennis the opening in one corner of the receiver's end of the court
6. (Philately) a group of small pyramidal marks impressed in parallel rows into a stamp to prevent reuse
[C17: from Old French, from Latin crātīcula fine hurdlework, from crātis a hurdle]

grille

or grill

(grɪl)

n.
1. a grating or openwork barrier, as for a gate, usu. of metal and often of decorative design.
2. an opening covered by grillwork for admitting air to cool the engine of an automobile or the like.
3. a perforated screen used to cover something, as a loudspeaker.
4. a ticket window covered by a grating.
[1655–65; < French, Old French; see grill1]
grilled, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grille - small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transactedgrille - small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted
opening - a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made; "they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"
stump - (cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket
2.grille - grating that admits cooling air to car's radiatorgrille - grating that admits cooling air to car's radiator
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
grating, grate - a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air
3.grille - a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate; "he cooked hamburgers on the grill"
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
Translations

grille

[grɪl] Nrejilla f; [of window] → reja f; (= screen) → verja f

grille

[ˈgrɪl] n
(on counter)grillage m
[car radiator] → calandre fgrill room nrôtisserie f

grille

nGitter nt; (on window) → Fenstergitter nt; (to speak through) → Sprechgitter nt; (Aut) → Kühlergrill m

grille

[grɪl] ngrata (Aut) → griglia
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