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fry 1

v. fried (frīd), fry·ing, fries (frīz)
1. To cook over direct heat in hot oil or fat.
2. Slang To destroy (electronic circuitry) with excessive heat or current: "a power surge to the computer that fried a number of sensitive electronic components" (Erik Sandberg-Diment).
1. To be cooked in a pan over direct heat in hot oil or fat.
2. Slang To undergo execution in an electric chair.
n. pl. fries (frīz)
1. A french fry: ordered fries as a side dish.
2. A dish of a fried food.
3. A social gathering at which food is fried and eaten: a fish fry.

[Middle English frien, from Old French frire, from Latin frīgere.]

fry 2

1. pl. fry
a. A recently hatched fish.
b. A young salmon living in fresh water that is older than an alevin and younger than a parr or smolt.
c. A young animal of certain other groups, such as frogs.
2. pl. fry or fries An individual, especially a young or insignificant person: "These pampered public school boys ... had managed to evade the long prison sentences that lesser fry were serving" (Noel Annan).

[Middle English fri, probably from Anglo-Norman frie, from Old French frier, froyer, to rub, spawn, from Latin fricāre, to rub.]


a. the act of cooking or being cooked in fat, oil, etc, usually over direct heat
b. (as modifier): frying steak.
2. (as modifier): frying steak.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frying - cooking in fat or oil in a pan or griddlefrying - cooking in fat or oil in a pan or griddle
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"


A. N there was a smell of fryingolía a frito
B. CPD frying pan Nsartén f (m in LAm)
to jump out of the frying pan into the firesalir de Guatemala para entrar en Guatepeor
References in classic literature ?
Oh, the lots of omelettes all frying together in my head; and all frying wrong
Mirabel with a frying pan in his hand, and never have tasted the only good dish at our luncheon.
He washed and dried himself at the sink, while she heated the frying pan on the front hole of the stove with the lid off.
As she took the cover off a second frying pan and stirred the savory contents with a kitchen knife, he came behind her, passed his arms under her arm-pits with down-drooping hands upon her breasts, and bent his head over her shoulder till cheek touched cheek.
He added charcoal and a fisherman's brazier, a coffee pot and frying pan, and the coffee and the meat, and a black bass fresh from the water that day.
While coffee was boiling, bacon frying, and flapjacks were being mixed, Daylight found time to put on a big pot of beans.
Uncle, I smell a frying sort of a smell," Rose said, pausing suddenly as she was putting away the remains of the lunch half an hour later.
Janet says it is such a comfort to see me eat; she had been so afraid I would be like Miss Haythorne, who wouldn't eat anything but fruit and hot water for breakfast and tried to make Janet give up frying things.
The authors speculate that at temperatures high enough for deep frying, carcinogenic compounds may form in the food.
Frying process of these western starchy food materials has been extensively studied.
Frying quality of canola and sunflower oils was evaluated.
attacks), McDonald's gave up using beef fat as their frying medium