What does oven mean?

Definitions for ovenˈʌv ən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word oven.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oven(noun)

    kitchen appliance used for baking or roasting


  1. oven(Noun)

    A chamber used for baking or heating.


  1. Oven

    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

  1. Oven

    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

  1. OVEN

    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

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'oven' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3181

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'oven' in Nouns Frequency: #2231


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oven in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oven in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jamie Purviance:

    If you want to use your grill as an oven, you absolutely can.

  2. Mike Huckabee:

    The Iran nuclear deal is marching Israelis to the door of the oven.

  3. Yiddish Proverb:

    Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven.

  4. Johnny Wowk:

    Microwave Oven - When you zap, your food turns to crap. -Johnny The Walker

  5. Mitch Hedberg:

    I don't have a microwave oven but I do have a clock that occasionally cooks shit.

Images & Illustrations of oven

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