Definitions for ovenˈʌv ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ov•enˈʌv ən(n.)

  1. a chamber, as in a stove, for baking, roasting, heating, or drying.

Origin of oven:

bef. 900; ME; OE ofen, c. OFris, MD oven, OHG ovan, ON ofn, ogn, Go auhn


Princeton's WordNet

  1. oven(noun)

    kitchen appliance used for baking or roasting

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. oven(noun)ˈʌv ən

    a piece of equipment in which you put food to bake, roast, or broil it

    Set the oven to 400; º; Put the cookies into/Take the cookies out of the oven.


  1. oven(Noun)

    A chamber used for baking or heating.


  1. Oven

    An oven is a thermally insulated chamber used for the heating, baking or drying of a substance. It is most commonly used for cooking. Kilns and furnaces are special-purpose ovens. The first being used mainly for the fabrication of pottery and the second being used for forging.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. OVEN

    The only sport who enjoys an equally hot time with or without the dough. Handsome is what hansoms charge. P Soap, long deferred, maketh the dirt stick. PAIN A sensation experienced on receiving a Punch, particularly the London one.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'oven' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3181

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'oven' in Nouns Frequency: #2231

Translations for oven

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a closed box-like space, usually part of a cooker, which is heated for cooking food

She put the cake into the oven.

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