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Frizzle vs. Drizzle

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Frizzleverb

(transitive) To fry something until crisp and curled.

Drizzleverb

(ambitransitive) To rain lightly; to shed slowly in minute drops or particles.

‘We had planned a picnic for Joe's birthday, but it ended up drizzling all day.’;

Frizzleverb

(transitive) To scorch.

Drizzleverb

To pour slowly and evenly, especially oil or honey in cooking.

‘The recipe says to toss the salad and then drizzle olive oil on it.’;

Frizzleverb

(intransitive) To fry noisily, sizzle.

‘The bacon frizzled in the pan.’;

Drizzleverb

To cover by pouring in this manner.

‘The recipe says to toss the salad and then drizzle it in olive oil.’;

Frizzleverb

(ambitransitive) To curl or crisp, as hair; to frizz; to crinkle.

Drizzleverb

(slang) To urinate.

Frizzlenoun

A curl; a lock of hair crisped.

Drizzleverb

(dated) To carry out parfilage, the process of unravelling.

Frizzleverb

To curl or crisp, as hair; to friz; to crinkle.

Drizzlenoun

Light rain.

Frizzleverb

To fry, toast, or broil with a sputtering sound to cook with a sizzling noise. Also fig.

Drizzlenoun

. Very small, numerous, and uniformly dispersed water drops, mist, or sprinkle. Unlike fog droplets, drizzle falls to the ground. It is sometimes accompanied by low visibility and fog.

‘No longer pouring, the rain outside slowed down to a faint drizzle.’;

Frizzleverb

To cook, in certain way, so as to curl or crinkle up.

‘Drain and heat it [shaved smoked beef] in one tablespoonful of hot butter, to curl or frizzle it.’;

Drizzlenoun

(slang) Water.

‘Stop drinking all of my drizzle!’;

Frizzlenoun

A curl; a lock of hair crisped.

Drizzlenoun

A cake onto which icing, honey or syrup has been drizzled in an artistic manner.

Frizzleverb

fry something until it curls and becomes crisp

Drizzleverb

To rain slightly in very small drops; to fall, as water from the clouds, slowly and in fine particles; as, it drizzles; drizzling drops or rain.

Frizzleverb

curl tightly;

‘crimp hair’;

Drizzleverb

To shed slowly in minute drops or particles.

Drizzlenoun

A fine rain or mist.

Drizzlenoun

very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower

Drizzleverb

rain lightly;

‘When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant’;

Drizzleverb

moisten with fine drops;

‘drizzle the meat with melted butter’;

Drizzlenoun

light rain falling in very fine drops

‘Scotland will be cloudy with patchy drizzle’; ‘a steady drizzle has been falling since 3 a.m’;

Drizzlenoun

(in cooking) a thin stream of a liquid ingredient trickled over food

‘raw mushrooms, thinly sliced and served with lemon, a little salt, and a drizzle of olive oil’;

Drizzleverb

rain lightly

‘it's started to drizzle’;

Drizzleverb

(in cooking) trickle a thin stream of (a liquid ingredient) over food

‘drizzle the clarified butter over the top’;

Drizzle

Drizzle is a light liquid precipitation consisting of liquid water drops smaller than those of rain – generally smaller than 0.5 mm (0.02 in) in diameter. Drizzle is normally produced by low stratiform clouds and stratocumulus clouds.

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