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Meaning of FRY

Pronunciation:  frI

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a young person of either sex (between birth and puberty); "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters"
  2. [n]  English dramatist noted for his comic verse dramas (born 1907)
  3. [n]  English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
  4. [v]  cook on a hot surface using fat; "fry the pancakes"
  5. [v]  kill by electrocution, as in the electric chair; "The serial killer was electrocuted"
  6. [v]  be excessively hot; "If the children stay out on the beach for another hour, they'll be fried"

FRY is a 3 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: child, Christopher Fry, electrocute, kid, minor, nestling, nipper, Roger Eliot Fry, Roger Fry, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, youngster
 See Also: art critic, bairn, bambino, Bloomsbury Group, buster, changeling, child's body, cook, deep-fat-fry, deep-fry, dramatist, foster-child, french-fry, frizzle, griddle, heat, heat up, hot up, imp, juvenile, juvenile person, kiddy, kill, monkey, orphan, painter, pan-fry, picaninny, piccaninny, pickaninny, playwright, preschooler, pupil, rapscallion, rascal, saute, scalawag, scallywag, scamp, schoolchild, silly, sprog, stir fry, toddler, tot, urchin, waif, yearling



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fry\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fried}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Frying}.] [OE. frien, F. frire, fr. L. frigere to roast,
    parch, fry, cf. Gr. ?, Skr. bhrajj. Cf. {Fritter}.]
    To cook in a pan or on a griddle (esp. with the use of fat,
    butter, or olive oil) by heating over a fire; to cook in
    boiling lard or fat; as, to fry fish; to fry doughnuts.
  2. \Fry\, v. i.
    1. To undergo the process of frying; to be subject to the
       action of heat in a frying pan, or on a griddle, or in a
       kettle of hot fat.
    2. To simmer; to boil. [Obs.]
             With crackling flames a caldron fries. --Dryden
             The frothy billows fry. --Spenser.
    3. To undergo or cause a disturbing action accompanied with a
       sensation of heat.
             To keep the oil from frying in the stomach. --Bacon.
    4. To be agitated; to be greatly moved. [Obs.]
             What kindling motions in their breasts do fry.
  3. \Fry\, n. [OE. fri, fry, seed, descendants, cf. OF. froye
    spawning, spawn of. fishes, little fishes, fr. L. fricare
    tosub (see {Friction}), but cf. also Icel. fr[ae], frj[=o],
    seed, Sw. & Dan. fr["o], Goth. fraiw seed, descendants.]
    1. (Zo["o]l.) The young of any fish.
    2. A swarm or crowd, especially of little fishes; young or
       small things in general.
             The fry of children young.            --Spenser.
             To sever . . . the good fish from the other fry.
             We have burned two frigates, and a hundred and
             twenty small fry.                     --Walpole.
Computing Dictionary

1. To fail. Said especially of smoke-producing hardware failures. More generally, to become non-working. Usage: never said of software, only of hardware and humans. See fried, magic smoke.

2. To cause to fail; to roach, toast, or hose a piece of hardware. Never used of software or humans, but compare fried.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Life stage of trout and salmon between full absorption of the yolk-sac and a somewhat arbitrarily defined fingerling or parr stage, which generally is reached by the end of the first summer.
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