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preheat

verb pre·heat \(ˌ)prē-ˈhēt\

Definition of PREHEAT

transitive verb
:  to heat beforehand; especially :  to heat (an oven) to a designated temperature before using for cooking
pre·heat·er noun

Examples of PREHEAT

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees before you put the roast in.

First Known Use of PREHEAT

1898

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