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Meaning of "gridiron" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GRIDIRON

Gredire, perhaps variant (through influence of ireiron) of gredilegriddle.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GRIDIRON

gridiron  [ˈɡrɪdˌaɪən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GRIDIRON

noun
adjective
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gridiron is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GRIDIRON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gridiron

Gridiron may refer to: ▪ Gridiron, type of grill that can be used to cook meat, vegetables, fruits, legumes or other food over a fire; most of the other usages derive from this term due to their fancied resemblance Gridiron may also refer to...

Definition of gridiron in the English dictionary

The first definition of gridiron in the dictionary is a utensil of parallel metal bars, used to grill meat, fish, etc. Other definition of gridiron is any framework resembling this utensil. Gridiron is also a framework above the stage in a theatre from which suspended scenery, lights, etc, are manipulated.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GRIDIRON


andiron
ˈændˌaɪən
anion
ˈænˌaɪən
branding-iron
ˈbrændɪŋˌaɪən
Brian
ˈbraɪən
cast-iron
ˌkɑːstˈaɪən
cation
ˈkætaɪən
counterion
ˈkaʊntərˌaɪən
flatiron
ˈflætˌaɪən
Hawaiian
həˈwaɪən
ion
ˈaɪən
iron
ˈaɪən
lion
ˈlaɪən
midiron
ˈmɪdˌaɪən
O´Brien
əˈbraɪən
Orion
əˈraɪən
sadiron
ˈsædˌaɪən
scion
ˈsaɪən
Uruguayan
ˌjʊərəˈɡwaɪən
Zion
ˈzaɪən
zwitterion
ˈtsvɪtərˌaɪən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GRIDIRON

grid
grid bias
grid declination
grid map
grid networking
grid reference
grid road
grid variation
gridded
gridder
griddle
griddlebread
griddlecake
griddled
gride
gridelin
gridlock
gridlocked
grief
grief player

WORDS THAT END LIKE GRIDIRON

angle iron
cast iron
channel iron
Cheiron
Chiron
corrugated iron
curling iron
environ
galvanised iron
galvanized iron
giron
malleable iron
pig iron
pump iron
scrap iron
soft iron
soldering iron
steam iron
waffle iron
wrought iron

Synonyms and antonyms of gridiron in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gridiron» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GRIDIRON

Find out the translation of gridiron to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gridiron from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gridiron» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

烤架
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

campo de fútbol
570 millions of speakers

English

gridiron
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ग्रिडिरॉन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ملعب كرة قدم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

рашпер
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

campo de futebol
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঝাঁঝরি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gril
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gridiron
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rost
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

焼き網
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gridiron
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sân banh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிரிட்அயர்ன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ग्रीडीरॉन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

futbol sahası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

graticola
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rdza
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

рашпере
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

grătar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σχάρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rooster
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

halster
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

grillrist
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gridiron

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GRIDIRON»

The term «gridiron» is quite widely used and occupies the 43.842 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GRIDIRON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gridiron

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GRIDIRON»

Discover the use of gridiron in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gridiron and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Gridiron
Los Angeles, 1988 Ray Richardson, a brilliant architechnologist, has created a dazzling new building: 'The Gridiron', in the heart of L. A. The Gridiron represents the state-of-the-art in smart buildings: every aspect of the building, from ...
Philip Kerr, 1996
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Jake Maddox: Gridiron Bully
Juan was a track star at his old school, but he's not sure he has the ability to be on the football team in his new school as he tries to improve his skills in time for the biggest game of the season.
Jake Maddox, 2009
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Gridiron Leadership: Winning Strategies and Breakthrough Tactics
With its use of football stories, Gridiron Leadership provides a fresh, new approach to capturing and understanding the concepts and practice of leadership, strategy, and execution.
Evan H. Offstein, Scott W. Griffith, Jay Morwick, 2009
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Integrating the Gridiron: Black Civil Rights and American ...
Integrating the Gridiron, the first book devoted to exploring the racial politics of college athletics, examines the history of African Americans on predominantly white college football teams from the nineteenth century through today.
Lane Demas, 2011
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Gridiron Gauntlet: The Story of the Men Who Integrated Pro ...
The Story of the Men Who Integrated Pro Football in Their Own Words Andy Piascik. 68 Kezar Stadium just like we did in the NFL, and the league was just as good. I don't get it. It was just as tough for me to run for those yards in '48 and '49 as ...
Andy Piascik, 2011
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Gridiron Glory: The Story of the Army-Navy Football Rivalry
But Army-Navy is first and foremost about football, and as Barry Wilner and Ken Rappoport relate in this engaging history, it may be college football in its purest form-and not just as a "training ground for the NFL.
Barry Wilner, Ken Rappoport, 2005
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Gridiron Glory Days: Football at Mercer, 1892-1942
¿The ball was round, the equpiment was homemade, and the rules were uncertain, but that game the boys were playing on the lawn at Mercer University in 1892 was football....¿ Thus begins this colorful history of football at Mercer ...
Robert E. Wilder, 2011
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When Oberlin was King of the Gridiron: The Heisman Years
This book, illustrated with many original photographs from Oberlin's archives, will delight Oberlin alumni and sports enthusiasts alike with its tales of the team's fortunes under the inspired coaching of the legend who forever changed ...
Nat Brandt, 2001
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Gaga for Gridiron: The Ultimate Guide to Football for Women
Whether you're totally clueless or want more in-depth info about the game, this guide will surely be your final and definitive football reference.Learn the game and discover why so many people go crazy over football!
A. J. Newell, 2012
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Gridiron Greats: 8 of Today's Hottest NFL Stars
Profiles eight outstanding NFL players who had to overcome obstacles on their way to fame and success.
Ashley Jude Collie, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GRIDIRON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gridiron is used in the context of the following news items.
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Football: U.S. Army All-Shore Gridiron Classic-Ocean County roster
Here's the Ocean County roster and practice schedule for the 38th U.S. Army All-Shore Gridiron Classic. The U.S. Army All-Shore Gridiron ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»
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Ten Thoughts on the NFL: Chicago Bears and beyond
Windy City Gridiron - Being who you thought we were since 2005! Home · Fanposts .... More from Windy City Gridiron .... Windy City Gridiron. «Windy City Gridiron, Jul 15»
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PHOTOS: Touchdown for gridiron at Sunshine Coast Stadium
A 12-year journey for Australia Under-19s gridiron coach Luke Chapman has culminated in the team's first World Cup appearance after they ... «Ipswich Advertiser, Jul 15»
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Gridiron player Jared Stegman has made the Australian squad for …
WHILE Jarryd Hayne took a break from the San Francisco 49ers to suffer on the sidelines at the State of Origin decider lesser known Australian ... «Courier Mail, Jul 15»
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Gridiron gals take on team from Japan
The Bud Light Guam Women's Tackle Football League announces its exhibition-game partnership with the Japan Blazecats, an all-female, ... «Pacific Daily News, Jul 15»
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Marshall radio voice thinks big things are in store on gridiron
PRINCETON — One play was all that may have kept Marshall football from an undefeated season in 2014. What impressed Steve Cotton the ... «Beckley Register-Herald, Jul 15»
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Gridiron Glory at Union Station: The "J5-V football"
A “J5-V” ball is currently on display at the Gridiron Glory exhibit at Union Station. The ball was a quarter-inch thinner and longer than the NFL ... «KCChiefs.com, Jul 15»
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IFAF World Championships: Australia's Outback gridiron team are …
“When rugby slowed down after Colts rugby at Gordon, lower grades at Sydney University and two shoulder ops, I gave gridiron a go because ... «Courier Mail, Jul 15»
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Drillers set to return to gridiron
The Grande Prairie Drillers will be back in action on the road this weekend after at two-week bye. Logan Clow/Daily Herald-Tribune ... «Alberta Daily Herald Tribune, Jul 15»
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22nd Annual Gridiron Golf Outing set for July 27
Please join head football coach, Joe Moorhead to celebrate another successful season and prepare for the 2015 season! This is a great ... «Fordham University Athletics, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Gridiron [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gridiron>. Sep 2019 ».
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