oven definition

  • noun:
    • A chamber or enclosed storage space for home heating, cooking, or roasting food, as in a stove, and for firing, baking, hardening, or drying things, as with a kiln.
    • A chamber employed for baking or heating.
    • A place curved over with brick or stonework, and utilized for baking, home heating, or drying out; ergo, any construction, whether fixed or portable, which might be heated for baking, drying out, etc.; esp., now, a chamber in a stove, utilized for baking or roasting.
    • A chamber or receptacle for which meals is prepared by the heat radiated from walls, roofing, or flooring.
    • overall, any inclosed chamber modified to or utilized for using heat to raw materials or even articles in process of make.
    • A furnace.
    • An oven-bird or its nest.
    • In bacteriology, a compartment and this can be heated and preserved at a temperature adequate to sterilize glassware and differing bacteriological apparatus. Also hot-air sterilizer.
    • appliance utilized for baking or roasting
  • others:
    • To cook in an oven.
    • To inclose; muffle up in an oven.

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