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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bakingnoun

    making bread or cake or pastry etc.

  2. bakingadjective

    cooking by dry heat in an oven

  3. baking, baking hotadjective

    as hot as if in an oven


  1. bakingnoun

    An action in which something is baked

    I'm going to do some baking this afternoon.

  2. bakingnoun

    The way in which something is baked

  3. bakingadjective

    Intended for use in baking.

    Here is a baking tray for the cookies.

  4. bakingadjective

    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. Bakingnoun

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

  3. Bakingnoun

    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.

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  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

Examples of baking in a Sentence

  1. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Nadler:

    The Attorney General is not letting facts speak for themselves, but baking in a narrative that benefits the White House and doing it before a holiday weekend so it would be hard for people to react.

  2. Liu Anqi:

    Flour is one of the most important ingredients in baking and its quality varies with different brands.

  3. Sarah Hutchinson/@MomsFavThings -RRB- Mom:

    My son and his friends had a lot of fun topping their hot cocoas with marshmallows and candy while baking Christmas cookies together, they are missing out on so many fun things to do this season due to COVID I felt like I needed to do somethingthat brings them joy during Christmastime!

  4. Kristin Hoffman:

    I saw four to five times higher traffic than even during peak holiday-baking season, it has started to kind of level back out, now that things are reopening.

  5. Amirah Gajia:

    I was thinking about what I'm going to do next, i knew I wanted to maybe do some baking experiments at home, but I also knew that just yesterday they're calling for volunteers for the NHS. So I thought 'that's a great thing that I could do with my time.'.

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