Simple Definition of oven
: a piece of cooking equipment that is used for baking or roasting food
Full Definition of oven
: a chamber used for baking, heating, or drying
Examples of oven
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Please take the pizza out of the oven.
Origin 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
Definition of oven
: a heated chamber (as in a stove) for baking, heating, or drying
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