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definition of the word fry

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from Old French frire, from Latin frigere (to roast or fry), Greek phrygein (to roast, bake), from ProtoIndoEuropean *bhreu- (compare Sanskrit bhrjjati (roasts) bharjanah (roasting), German Braten) - ca. 1290

Infinitive
to fry

Third person singular
fries

Simple past
fried

Past participle
fried

Present participle
frying

to fry (third-person singular simple present fries, present participle frying, simple past and past participle fried)

  1. (transitive) To cook (something) in hot fat.
  2. (intransitive) To cook in hot fat.
  3. (intransitive, colloquial) To suffer because of too much heat.
    You'll fry if you go out in this sun with no sunblock on.
  4. (intransitive, informal) To be executed by the electric chair.
    He's guilty of murder — he's going to fry.
  5. (transitive, informal) To destroy (something-usually electronic) with excessive heat, voltage, or current.
    If you apply that much voltage, you'll fry the resistor.


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