cooktop

noun
cook·​top | \ ˈku̇k-ˌtäp How to pronounce cooktop (audio) \

Definition of cooktop

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

Examples of cooktop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the kitchen, switching from a gas cooktop to one run by induction can leave your indoor environment cleaner and reduce dependence on fossil fuels. New York Times, "New Year’s Resolutions for the Planet," 29 Dec. 2020 Instead of conventional burners, the cooking spots on induction cooktops are called hobs, and consist of wire coils embedded in the cooktop’s surface. Kenneth Mcleod, The Conversation, "Magnetic induction cooking can cut your kitchen’s carbon footprint," 23 Dec. 2020 Select KitchenAid cooktop and wall oven pairs are up to $400 off as well. Julianne Ross, CNN Underscored, "All the best Cyber Monday appliance sales," 29 Nov. 2020 Select KitchenAid cooktop and wall oven pairs are up to $400 off as well. Julianne Ross, CNN Underscored, "All the best Cyber Monday appliance sales," 29 Nov. 2020 The temperature should be medium-high on the cooktop and 350 to 450 F for the grill. Rebecca White, Dallas News, "Hot cheese, please: How to make a pub-ready Welsh Rarebit Burger," 21 Nov. 2020 Fill a spray bottle with vinegar and lightly spray the paste on your glass cooktop. Sara Rodrigues, House Beautiful, "How to Clean a Glass-Top Stove," 11 Nov. 2020 Right now, the only incentive program in California is a rebate of $100 to $750 from Sacramento’s municipal utility for homeowners who switch to an induction cooktop. Jonathan Mingle, Quartz, "Why experts are sounding the alarm about the hidden dangers of gas stoves," 4 Dec. 2020 Select KitchenAid cooktop and wall oven pairs are up to $400 off as well. Julianne Ross, CNN Underscored, "All the best Cyber Monday appliance sales," 29 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of cooktop

1948, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of cooktop was in 1948

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10 Jan 2021

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“Cooktop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cooktop. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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cooktop

noun
How to pronounce cooktop (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of cooktop

US : 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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