a grating or openwork barrier, as for a gate, usually of metal and often of decorative design.
an opening, usually covered by grillwork, for admitting air to cool the engine of an automobile or the like; radiator grille.
any of various perforated screens, sheets, etc., used to cover something, as on a radio for protecting the amplifier or in cryptography for coding purposes.
a ticket window covered by a grating.
- grilled, adjective
- un·grilled, adjective
- grill, grille
Other definitions for grillé (2 of 2)
cooked on a grill; broiled.
Textiles. having an ornamental bar or grate pattern across the open areas of a lace motif.
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How to use grille in a sentence
The retro aesthetic comes from the fabric grille, real wood cabinet, and pleasingly analog dial of this shoebox-sized speaker, while the modern capabilities are showcased via seamless Wi-Fi connectivity and a rich, powerful sound for its size.It’s time that you found the best alarm clock and we can help | Andrew Waite | October 4, 2021 | Popular-Science
Hard body lines, an oversized grille, and a completely reworked interior bring the truck into the 21st century.Toyota’s new hybrid Tundra uses an electric motor for more power | Rob Stumpf | September 26, 2021 | Popular-Science
With furniture-grade wood, a fabric grille, and several functional knobs, the original Model One tuned into a very specific aesthetic and offered a similarly singular function.Tivoli Audio Model One Digital (Gen. 2) review: One and done? | Erin Behan | September 13, 2021 | Popular-Science
This includes a flashier grille and bumpers, as well as the clever Union Jack design etched into the taillights.
With these, a light bar is mounted inside the vehicle’s grille, providing a visually neat solution that often requires very little modification.The Best Way to Add Driving Lights to a Normal Car | Wes Siler | January 26, 2021 | Outside Online
Davis and intern Carolina Chatterton were at the D.C. restaurant Capital grille when they met a group of suited men.
Nobu, Hakkasan, BLT Steak, Capital grille, Asia de Cuba, Mr. Chow—the list goes on and on.
Friends make dinner reservations at the Oyster Bar and grille in Oak Bluffs.
And indeed, it mattered little to her—an Eastern woman whose life was usually bounded by a grille.Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
Had the automatic snout poking through the steel grille of the rear of the cage.
The mouth of a junction tunnel ran less than two feet away from that grille.Star Born | Andre Norton
At last his determination triumphed, and the grille swung out, to fall with an appalling clatter to the floor.Star Born | Andre Norton
Michael was pleased to observe a grille through which peered the eyes of the monastic porter, inquisitive of the wayfarers.Sinister Street, vol. 1 | Compton Mackenzie
British Dictionary definitions for grille
Also called: grillwork a framework, esp of metal bars arranged to form an ornamental pattern, used as a screen or partition
Also called: radiator grille a grating, often chromium-plated, that admits cooling air to the radiator of a motor vehicle
a metal or wooden openwork grating used as a screen or divider
a protective screen, usually plastic or metal, in front of the loudspeaker in a radio, record player, etc
real tennis the opening in one corner of the receiver's end of the court
a group of small pyramidal marks impressed in parallel rows into a stamp to prevent reuse
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