Frying Fry"ing, n. The process denoted by the verb fry. [1913 Webster]

{Frying pan}, an iron pan with a long handle, used for frying meat, vegetables, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • Frying — For other uses of fry or frying , see Fry. Frying is the cooking of food in oil or another fat, a technique that originated in ancient Egypt around 2500 BC.[1] Chemically, oils and fats are the same, differing only in melting point, but the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Frying — Fry Fry (fr[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fried} (fr[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Frying}.] [OE. frien, F. frire, fr. L. frigere to roast, parch, fry, cf. Gr. ?, Skr. bhrajj. Cf. {Fritter}.] To cook in a pan or on a griddle (esp. with the use of fat …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frying — noun Frying is used before these nouns: ↑pan …   Collocations dictionary

  • frying — noun The action of the verb fry …   Wiktionary

  • frying — n. cooking in oil fraɪ n. young fish; young of a variety of animals (including frogs and bees); small children n. fried food; social gathering at which food is fried and eaten v. cook in oil; be cooked in oil; execute by electric chair (Slang);… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • frying — fringy …   Anagrams dictionary

  • frying — noun cooking in fat or oil in a pan or griddle • Syn: ↑sauteing • Derivationally related forms: ↑saute (for: ↑sauteing), ↑fry • Hypernyms: ↑cooking, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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