cook·​top | \ ˈku̇k-ˌtäp \

Definition of cooktop

1 : the flat top of a range
2 : a built-in cabinet-top cooking apparatus containing usually four heating units

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Courtesy of inTechRV Like most teardrops, the kitchen is accessed from the rear, and the Luna trailers feature a stainless steel sink, a 12-volt refrigerator on a slide out tray, and a two-burner stainless steel gas cooktop. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Lightweight camper trailer can be towed by most cars," 24 Aug. 2018 The kitchen includes expansive windows, 11-foot ceilings, and an oversized island with a breakfast bar and a five-burner cooktop that is a part of the Bosch stainless-steel appliance package. Lisa Zapalac, Houston Chronicle, "Ashlar Commons offers rooftop terraces, luxury appointments, location," 1 July 2018 Two ovens that are separate from the cooktop are raised to prevent leaning over. Brenda Richardson, The Seattle Times, "Design for living: Modifications can remove the obstacles to aging in place," 3 Sep. 2018 The kitchen boasts an induction cooktop, built-in espresso maker, and a fancy-schmancy wine rack. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Chic camper-trailer includes drop-down queen bed," 27 Aug. 2018 An electric cooktop with controls on the front will eliminate the need to reach across hot burners. Brenda Richardson, The Seattle Times, "Design for living: Modifications can remove the obstacles to aging in place," 3 Sep. 2018 Vent a Little Proper ventilation in the cooktop hood of your kitchen keeps bills down and air quality up. Suzanne Morrissey, ELLE Decor, "11 Ways to Go Green in your Kitchen," 12 Jan. 2010 Quartz waterfall counters, an ILVE Italian cooktop, Bosch appliances and a window seat complete the snappy look. R. Daniel Foster,, "Before and After: A reimagined Midcentury design helps turn a home from frumpy to fabulous," 6 July 2018 Induction ranges and cooktops can be a high performance alternative, and easier to clean as well. Jamie Gold,, "Clearing the indoor air," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of cooktop

1948, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of cooktop

: a flat piece of equipment for cooking that is built into a kitchen countertop and that usually has four devices (called burners) that become hot when turned on

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