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.
Broil·ing, a. Excessively hot; as, a broiling sun. -- n. The act of causing anything to broil.
n : cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire
or under a grill) [syn: broil, grilling]