cook·​top ˈku̇k-ˌtäp How to pronounce cooktop (audio)
: the flat top of a range
: a built-in cabinet-top cooking apparatus containing usually four heating units

Examples of cooktop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That’s part of the reason adding an induction cooktop can bring you more money when investing in your home, along with purer air and more peace of mind. Christianna Silva, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 May 2024 Released this week by the Connectivity Standards Alliance, Matter 1.3 brings support for more appliances, including ovens and cooktops, adds energy and water management, and introduces new features for Matter’s universal casting protocol that could be a competitor to AirPlay and Google Cast. Jennifer Pattison Tuohy, The Verge, 8 May 2024 The brand-new unit is compact — 226 square feet — but comes furnished with an air conditioner, induction cooktop, refrigerator, laundry machine and plenty of cabinet space. Max Kim, Los Angeles Times, 7 May 2024 Additional options to reduce your risk of a home fire include having a properly sized and professionally installed ventilation hood over your cooktop or range, using an induction cooktop and keeping a fire extinguisher close at hand. Jamie Gold, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for cooktop 

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Word History

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of cooktop was in 1941

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“Cooktop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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