frying pan

noun

Definition of frying pan

: a metal pan with a handle that is used for frying foods

called also fry pan

out of the frying pan into the fire
: clear of one difficulty only to fall into a greater one

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The seven stainless steel pieces (including a fry pan, sauce pan, sauté pan, and stockpot plus lids) in this set are oven and dishwasher-safe along with being stick-resistant. Amanda Tarlton, USA TODAY, "10 splurge-worthy Prime Day deals that are actually worth the money," 15 July 2019 Toast almonds stovetop in a dry fry pan until light brown in color. Fox News, "Alison Sweeney's healthy holiday alternatives," 9 Dec. 2013 This nonstick frying pan will serve one or two people just fine thanks to its lightweight design and foldable handle. Megan Barber, Curbed, "The ultimate van life shopping guide," 14 Nov. 2018 Pan-Asian dishes like baos and shabu shabu are served alongside healthy appetizers and not-so-heathly desserts (case in point: the fudgie fry pan brownie). Dylan Essertier, Condé Nast Traveler, "20 Best Bars in Dubai," 27 Feb. 2018 This is especially useful when different parts of the map start shifting and separating from each other, often leaving at least one cook stranded from a crucial cutting board or frying pan. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, "Overcooked 2 puts some icing on the original’s delicious co-op cake," 7 Aug. 2018 On a hot skillet or fry pan, place sandwich, coconut oil side down, and cook with a lid for 3-4 minutes or until golden and cheese starts to melt. Molly Kimball, NOLA.com, "Goat Cheese Bacon Grilled Cheese Recipe," 24 Apr. 2018 On a hot skillet or fry pan, place sandwich, coconut oil side down, and cook with a lid for 3-4 minutes or until golden and cheese starts to melt. Molly Kimball, NOLA.com, "Goat Cheese Bacon Grilled Cheese Recipe," 24 Apr. 2018 On a hot skillet or fry pan, place sandwich, coconut oil side down, and cook with a lid for 3-4 minutes or until golden and cheese starts to melt. Molly Kimball, NOLA.com, "Goat Cheese Bacon Grilled Cheese Recipe," 24 Apr. 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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frying pan

noun

English Language Learners Definition of frying pan

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

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