Fry v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fried p. pr. & vb. n. Frying.] 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.
Fry·ing, n. The process denoted by the verb fry.
Frying pan, an iron pan with a long handle, used for frying meat, vegetables, etc.
n : cooking in fat or oil in a pan or griddle [syn: sauteing]