• To squander or waste time, money, or other resources; e.g. occupy oneself idly or without clear purpose, to tinker with an unimportant part of a project, to dally, sometimes as a form of procrastination.
  • To sinter.
  • To cut (meat etc.) into small pieces for frying.
  • To break into small pieces or fragments.


  • From Old French friture.

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