Definitions for ovenˈʌv ən
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word oven
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
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
kitchen appliance used for baking or roasting
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
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.
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.
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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Rank popularity for the word 'oven' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3181
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.
- fornoPortuguese (BR)
- der OfenGerman
- krosnis, orkaitėLithuanian
- krāsns; cepeškrāsnsLatvian
- اجاق، تنورPersian
- منقل، نغرىPashto
- 烤箱，烤爐，灶Chinese (Trad.)
- піч; духовкаUkrainian
- تنور، بھٹيUrdu
- lò nướngVietnamese
- 烤箱，烤炉，灶Chinese (Simp.)
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