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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 broil /ˈbrɔɪ(ə)l/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Broil n.  A tumult; a noisy quarrel; a disturbance; a brawl; contention; discord, either between individuals or in the state.
    I will own that there is a haughtiness and fierceness in human nature which will which will cause innumerable broils, place men in what situation you please.   --Burke.
 Syn: -- Contention; fray; affray; tumult; altercation; dissension; discord; contest; conflict; brawl; uproar.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Broil, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Broiled p. pr. & vb. n. Broiling.]
 1. To cook by direct exposure to heat over a fire, esp. upon a gridiron over coals.
 2. To subject to great (commonly direct) heat.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Broil, v. i. To be subjected to the action of heat, as meat over the fire; to be greatly heated, or to be made uncomfortable with heat.
    The planets and comets had been broiling in the sun.   --Cheyne.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire
          or under a grill) [syn: broiling, grilling]
      v 1: cook under a broiler; "broil fish" [syn: oven broil]
      2: heat by a natural force; "The sun broils the valley in the
         summer" [syn: bake]