Meaning of broiling in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbrɔɪlɪŋ/

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North American
  • Extremely hot; scorching.

    ‘the women toil in the broiling sun’
    • ‘Instead, FEMA says help is coming, while people exist without water and food in broiling heat.’
    • ‘A century or more ago, every Independence Day parade would be followed by a frock-coated local politician waxing eloquent on patriotic themes for an hour or two, heedless of the broiling sunshine.’
    • ‘Suddenly I was on the barren playas of Tierra del Fuego, the broiling ground belching huge clouds of sulfurous gases into the heavy atmosphere.’
    • ‘At each landing is an open porch, supported by columns and protected from exposure to the broiling sun, where the visitor can pause to enjoy a quiet moment in the cool shade.’
    • ‘In addition, the spacecraft will follow an orbit that requires it to pass only briefly over Mercury's hottest regions, limiting exposure to the intense heat bouncing back from the broiling surface.’