convection oven


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

Examples of convection oven in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Breville Combi Wave™ 3-in-1 microwave oven is a versatile and precise cooking machine that offers grilling, convection oven cooking and microwave functions. Donna Kim, Bon Appétit, 24 Nov. 2023 The Egg can also be used for baking, as the smoker turns into a convection oven to make everything from pizzas to breads and desserts. Tim Chan, Variety, 24 Nov. 2023 The appliance's real standout is the convection oven component, which cooked the best rotisserie chicken on our testing day as well as perfectly roasted carrots. Dwyer Frame, Peoplemag, 9 Mar. 2023 The conventional wisdom for going from a standard oven to a traditional convection oven is to reduce the temperature by 25 degrees and the time by 25 percent. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, 16 Oct. 2023 Think of it as a versatile mini convection oven, capable of a whole range of cooking functions—we’re talking everything from broiling salmon or roasting a whole chicken to dehydrating, slow cooking, or even baking your holiday cookies. Mackenzie Chung Fegan, Bon Appétit, 10 Oct. 2023 Small appliances that pull double-duty, such as a combination microwave and convection oven, will save even more kitchen space. 10. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Sep. 2023 Although there’s no foolproof way to escape the convection oven that is a summer day in L.A., there are, in my mind, a handful of obvious remedies: Run through a sprinkler. Lucas Kwan Peterson, Los Angeles Times, 18 Aug. 2023 The Panasonic microwave is also a broiler, convection oven and air fryer, hence the four-in-one in its name. Brigitt Earley, Good Housekeeping, 31 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of convection oven was in 1946

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“Convection oven.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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convection oven

: an oven with a fan that circulates hot air evenly and continuously around the food as it cooks
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