"broil" in the noun sense
1. broil, broiling, grilling
cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
"broil" in the verb sense
1. broil, oven broil
cook under a broiler
2. broil, bake
heat by a natural force
"The sun broils the valley in the summer"
3. bake, broil
be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun
"The town was broiling in the sun"
"the tourists were baking in the heat"
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