radiator grille

radiator grille
a grille in an automobile or the like for air cooling of the liquid in the cooling system.
[1955-60]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • grille — UK [ɡrɪl] / US or grill UK / US noun [countable] Word forms grille : singular grille plural grilles 1) a metal frame with bars or wire across it that is used for protecting a door or a window 2) the radiator of a motor vehicle • See: grill III …   English dictionary

  • grille — grill [grıl] n 1.) a frame with metal bars or wire across it that is put in front of a window or door for protection 2.) the metal bars at the front of a car that protect the ↑radiator …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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