broil-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: to bake in an oven

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent[animate]] BROIL NP2[patient]

I broil fillets with a little salt.
He broils sprats and red herrings on the grill.

VerbNet: cooking-45.3,preparing-26.3-2
FrameNet: Apply_heat
PropBank: broil.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: (cause)to be exposed to extreme heat

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent[inanimate]] BROIL NP2[patient[inanimate]]

The Central Valley broils in the heat.
The southwest desert broils 5 months of the year.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3