convection oven

noun
|Updated on: 5 Jun 2018

Definition of convection oven

: an oven having a fan that circulates hot air uniformly and continuously around food

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First Known Use of convection oven

1946

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convection oven

Definition of convection oven for English Language Learners

  • : an oven with a fan that moves hot air around so that food cooks evenly


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