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Fries vs. Fry — What's the Difference?

Fries vs. Fry — What's the Difference?

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Fries

Third person singular present tense of fry1.
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Fry

To cook over direct heat in hot oil or fat.
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Fries

Plural of fry1.
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Fry

(Slang) To destroy (electronic circuitry) with excessive heat or current
"a power surge to the computer that fried a number of sensitive electronic components" (Erik Sandberg-Diment).
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Fries

Plural of fry
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Fry

To be cooked in a pan over direct heat in hot oil or fat.
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Fries

Ellipsis of french fries
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Fry

(Slang) To undergo execution in an electric chair.
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Fries

Strips of potato fried in deep fat
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Fry

A french fry
Ordered fries as a side dish.
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Fry

A dish of a fried food.
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Fry

A social gathering at which food is fried and eaten
A fish fry.
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Fry

A recently hatched fish.
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Fry

A young salmon living in fresh water that is older than an alevin and younger than a parr or smolt.
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Fry

A young animal of certain other groups, such as frogs.
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Fry

Pl. fry or fries An individual, especially a young or insignificant person
"These pampered public school boys ... had managed to evade the long prison sentences that lesser fry were serving" (Noel Annan).
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Fry

A method of cooking food.
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Fry

(transitive) To cook (something) in hot fat.
I am frying the eggs.
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Fry

(intransitive) To cook in hot fat.
The eggs are frying.
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Fry

(obsolete) to simmer; to boil
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Fry

To be affected by extreme heat or current.
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Fry

To suffer because of too much heat.
You'll fry if you go out in this sun with no sunblock on.
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Fry

To be executed by the electric chair. Category:en:Capital punishment
He's guilty of murder — he's going to fry.
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Fry

To destroy (something, usually electronic) with excessive heat, voltage, or current.
If you apply that much voltage, you'll fry the resistor.
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Fry

A fried piece of cut potato.
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Fry

A meal of fried sausages, bacon, eggs, etc.
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Fry

The liver of a lamb.
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Fry

A lamb or calf testicle.
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Fry

A state of excitement.
To be in a fry
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Fry

Young fish; fishlings.
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Fry

Offspring; progeny; children; brood.
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Fry

(archaic) A swarm, especially of something small.
A fry of children
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Fry

The spawn of frogs.
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Fry

A kind of sieve.
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Fry

A drain.
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Fry

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.
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Fry

To undergo the process of frying; to be subject to the action of heat in a frying pan, or on a griddle, or in a kettle of hot fat.
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Fry

To simmer; to boil.
With crackling flames a caldron fries.
The frothy billows fry.
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Fry

To undergo or cause a disturbing action accompanied with a sensation of heat.
To keep the oil from frying in the stomach.
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Fry

To be agitated; to be greatly moved.
What kindling motions in their breasts do fry.
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Fry

A dish of anything fried.
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Fry

A state of excitement; as, to be in a fry.
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Fry

The young of any fish.
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Fry

A swarm or crowd, especially of little fishes; young or small things in general.
The fry of children young.
To sever . . . the good fish from the other fry.
We have burned two frigates, and a hundred and twenty small fry.
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Fry

English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
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Fry

English dramatist noted for his comic verse dramas (born 1907)
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Fry

A young person of either sex;
She writes books for children
They're just kids
`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters
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Fry

Be excessively hot;
If the children stay out on the beach for another hour, they'll be fried
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Fry

Cook on a hot surface using fat;
Fry the pancakes
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Fry

Kill by electrocution, as in the electric chair;
The serial killer was electrocuted
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