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noun ov·en \ˈə-vən\

Simple Definition of oven

  • : a piece of cooking equipment that is used for baking or roasting food

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of oven

  1. :  a chamber used for baking, heating, or drying

Examples of oven in a sentence

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Please take the pizza out of the oven.



Origin and Etymology of oven

Middle English, from Old English ofen; akin to Old High German ofan oven and perhaps to Greek ipnos oven


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with oven



OVEN Defined for Kids

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noun ov·en \ˈə-vən\

Definition of oven for Students

  1. :  a heated chamber (as in a stove) for baking, heating, or drying




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