Noun(1) a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat(2) the playing field on which football is played
(1) He certainly is focused on being the best defensive end the game has ever known, but his life doesn't begin and end on the gridiron .(2) Since the 1960s, the gridiron , baseball field, basketball court, and boxing ring have spawned legions of entrepreneurs who sought to compete in the business arena.(3) And if their skills can equal their enthusiasm and desire, you may be seeing more and more women on the gridiron catching touchdown passes instead of on the sidelines cheering on the players.(4) As a result, he has given ordinary guys who share his love for the sport a chance to be gridiron legends.(5) Show vegetarians the courtesy of either a separate barbecue or a fresh gridiron .(6) More than 200 motion pictures have been made using the gridiron as a backdrop.(7) In small communities like the one in which I was raised generations of former gridiron warriors fill the bleachers to watch their sons and grandsons battle the descendants of their own regional foes.(8) And turn on the TV, I think that American gridiron Superbowl grand final is on today.(9) There has been a global trend for television rights to fetch lower prices in recent years, with News Corp. writing down the value of contracts for gridiron , Major League Baseball and Nascar.(10) These days the vast majority of professional gridiron , and basketball teams in America employ cheerleaders, and there's no doubt that they are viewed by most players and fans as mere sex objects.(11) The National Football League and city of Los Angeles officials have reached a preliminary agreement on terms to bring a pro gridiron team back to the Los Angeles Coliseum.(12) Formed 20 years ago in Colchester, the Gladiators American football team will be pounding the gridiron for a match against the Essex University team, the Essex Blades.(13) All over America, gridiron fans sat on their couches, cracked open another Bud, and awaited the conclusion.(14) Until the rise of professional gridiron football in the 1950s it had no rival.(15) It has also become common practice in basketball, gridiron and other major sports in the United States.(16) We look on baseball and gridiron as the quintessential American sports, but in truth these days, all sports are American sports.
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Different Formsgridiron, gridirons
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