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grille

noun \ˈgril\

Simple Definition of grille

  • : a metal frame with bars running across it that is used to cover or protect something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of grille

  1. 1 :  a grating forming a barrier or screen; especially :  an ornamental one at the front end of an automobile

  2. 2 :  an opening covered with a grille

  3. 3 usually grill :  a set of metallic covers for the teeth

Examples of grille in a sentence

  1. The vent was covered with a grille.

  2. The truck has a large metal grille at the front.



Variants of grille

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grill

play \ˈgril\

Origin and Etymology of grille

French grille, from Old French graille, from Latin craticula, diminutive of cratis wickerwork — more at hurdle


First Known Use: 1686


GRILLE Defined for Kids

grille

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noun \ˈgril\

Definition of grille for Students

  1. :  an often ornamental arrangement of bars forming a barrier or screen



Variants of grille

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grill

\ˈgril\

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