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.
British National Corpus
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
If you want to use your grill as an oven, you absolutely can.
The Iran nuclear deal is marching Israelis to the door of the oven.
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.
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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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