kitchen appliance used for baking or roasting
A chamber used for baking or heating.
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
uv′n, n. an arched cavity over a fire for baking, heating, or drying: any apparatus used as an oven.—ns. Ov′en-bird, a South American tree-creeper which builds an oven-shaped nest; Ov′en-tit, the willow-warbler; Ov′en-wood, brushwood.—Dutch oven, a baking-pot, heated by heaping coals round it. [A.S. ofen; Ger. ofen.]
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
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.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'oven' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3181
Rank popularity for the word 'oven' in Nouns Frequency: #2231
The numerical value of oven in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of oven in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven.
Microwave Oven - When you zap, your food turns to crap. -Johnny The Walker
I don't have a microwave oven but I do have a clock that occasionally cooks shit.
I tried to commit suicide by sticking my head in the oven, but there was a cake in it.
In essence, this is a mini food manufacturing plant shrunk down to the size of an oven.
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Translations for oven
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- duxovka, ocak, peçAzerbaijani
- печ, печкаBelarusian
- fornCatalan, Valencian
- trouba, pecCzech
- ffwrn, poptyWelsh
- ûneWestern Frisian
- àmhainnScottish Gaelic
- kemence, sütőHungarian
- tebax, ocax, firrne, tenûrKurdish
- fornāx, caminusLatin
- umu, oumuMāori
- рерна, печкаMacedonian
- omnNorwegian Nynorsk
- piekarnik, piecPolish
- pigna, fuorn, pegna, furnel, furnRomansh
- печка, печь, духовкаRussian
- forru, furruSardinian
- пећ, pećSerbo-Croatian
- piecka, pecSlovak
- pečica, pečSlovene
- ocak, fırınTurkish
- пічка, пічUkrainian
- lò, lò nướngVietnamese
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