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GRILLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does grille mean? 

GRILLE (noun)
  The noun GRILLE has 3 senses:

1. small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted
2. grating that admits cooling air to car's radiator
3. a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate

  Familiarity information: GRILLE used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


GRILLE (noun)


Sense 1grille [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

grille; lattice; wicket

Hypernyms ("grille" is a kind of...):

opening (a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made)

Meronyms (parts of "grille"):

stump ((cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket)


Sense 2grille [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Grating that admits cooling air to car's radiator

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

radiator grille; grille

Hypernyms ("grille" is a kind of...):

grate; grating (a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air)

Holonyms ("grille" is a part of...):

auto; automobile; car; machine; motorcar (a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine)


Sense 3grille [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

grill; grillwork; grille

Context example:

he cooked hamburgers on the grill

Hypernyms ("grille" is a kind of...):

frame; framework; framing (a structure supporting or containing something)


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