What does baking mean?

Definitions for baking

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baking(noun)

    making bread or cake or pastry etc.

  2. baking(adj)

    cooking by dry heat in an oven

  3. baking, baking hot(adj)

    as hot as if in an oven


  1. baking(Noun)

    An action in which something is baked

    I'm going to do some baking this afternoon.

  2. baking(Noun)

    The way in which something is baked

  3. baking(Adjective)

    Intended for use in baking.

    Here is a baking tray for the cookies.

  4. baking(Adjective)

    Of a person, the weather, or an object, very hot.

    I'm baking - could you open the window?

Webster Dictionary

  1. Baking

    of Bake

  2. Baking(noun)

    the act or process of cooking in an oven, or of drying and hardening by heat or cold

  3. Baking(noun)

    the quantity baked at once; a batch; as, a baking of bread


  1. Baking

    Baking is a food cooking method using prolonged dry heat acting by convection, rather than by thermal radiation, normally in an oven, but also in hot ashes, or on hot stones. The most common baked item is bread but many other types of foods are baked. Heat is gradually transferred "from the surface of cakes, cookies and breads to their centre. As heat travels through it transforms batters and doughs into baked goods with a firm dry crust and a softer centre". Baking can be combined with grilling to produce a hybrid barbecue variant, by using both methods simultaneously or one before the other, cooking twice. Baking is related to barbecuing because the concept of the masonry oven is similar to that of a smoke pit. Baking has been traditionally done at home by women for domestic consumption, by men in bakeries and restaurants for local consumption and when production was industrialised, by machines in large factories. The art and skill of baking remains a fundamental one and important for nutrition, as baked goods, especially breads, are a common food, economically and culturally important. A person who prepares baked goods as a profession is called a baker.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of baking in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of baking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Douglas Mena:

    I'm not the only one, there are many of us who have started re-selling goods on the informal market, baking cakes, cleaning houses, anything.

  2. Chef Chris Sayegh:

    It really wasn't until I started to break it down into a science that I realized that cooking with cannabis ... was much, much different than baking with it.

  3. Armin Alaedini:

    After all this effort, this product that is coming out ... is unlikely to be superior in terms of nutritional value or baking properties and taste to the gluten-free products that are already on the market.

  4. Earl Blumenauer:

    I get lost in the rhythm, my mind is released to think great thoughts or reflect on the mundane. A kaleidoscope of images pops up as I build my own momentum. Whether hiking, running, or baking, I am drawn by muscle memory and instinct. I find I don’t have to check the recipe to think about how many egg yolks to separate, where they go, or what comes next. The process has become part of my subconscious and physiology.

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