fry pan


Definition of fry pan


  1. :  a metal pan that has a long handle and is used for frying :  frying pan

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to cook in a pan or on a griddle over heat especially with the use of fat

    :  electrocute

    :  to damage or destroy (an electrical device or its circuitry) by overheating especially as a result of unusually high voltage

  1. :  a social gathering or picnic where food is fried and eaten

    :  a dish of something fried

    :  french fry

  1. :  recently hatched or juvenile fishes

    :  the young of other animals

    :  very small adult fishes

  1. :  a usually broad, shallow, and open container for domestic use (as for cooking)

    :  any of various similar usually metal receptacles: such as

    :  the hollow part of the lock in a firelock or flintlock gun that receives the priming

  1. :  to wash in a pan for the purpose of separating heavy particles

    :  to separate (a substance, such as gold) by panning

    :  to place in a pan

  1. :  a betel leaf

    :  a masticatory of betel nut, mineral lime, and pan

  1. :  the process of panning a motion-picture or video camera

    :  a shot in which the camera is panned

  1. :  to rotate (a camera, such as a motion-picture camera) so as to keep an object in the picture or secure a panoramic effect

    :  to pan a motion-picture or video camera

    :  to undergo panning

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