frying pan

From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
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frying panˈfrying ˌpan ●●○ noun [countable] 1 frying_pan.jpg DFUa round flat pan with a long handle, used for frying food2 out of the frying pan and into the fire
Examples from the Corpus
frying panMeanwhile heat the remaining butter in a frying pan, add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.Marinated meat sizzled in a frying pan.Pour half of the olive oil into a frying pan and add the sugar and tomatoes.Heat butter and oil in a heavy-based frying pan.He felt caught between the frying pan and the fire with the literary women in his life.He covers the frying pan and cooks his sandwich until the bottom gets golden and crisp and then flips it over.But was he going from the frying pan into the fire?