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

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The kitchen is well appointed with updated stainless appliances including a Russell six-burner gas cooktop range, dishwasher, refrigerator and microwave. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Cambrian Park home nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac," 17 June 2019 Whirlpool received 133 incident reports involving the cooktop surfaces switching on without human help. Dalvin Brown, USA TODAY, "Watch out! These glass cooktops are being recalled because they can 'turn on by themselves'," 30 Aug. 2019 The island kitchen showcases two electric cooktops, two electric ovens, a walk-in pantry and expansive granite counter space for prepping. Emilia Benton, Houston Chronicle, "Home with guesthouse available in Hunter’s Creek Village," 7 Sep. 2019 There is an electric cooktop embedded in the counter, a double sink, and an extensive span of solid cherry cabinets. John Ellement, Real Estate, "Home of the Week: Farmhand quarters serve as office suite in Needham antique," 21 Aug. 2019 Inside, a kitchen block sits inside the sliding door and boasts an electric cooktop, a refrigerator, and a sink. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Four-wheel-drive camper van is prepped for off-grid adventure," 19 Aug. 2019 The kitchen opens to the family room and features a breakfast bar, island with cooktop, pantry and second sink. Emilia Benton, Houston Chronicle, "Custom-built home available in West University," 31 Aug. 2019 That’s a recall. Whirlpool and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission have recalled over 26,000 glass cooktops for just that reason. Chris Morris, Fortune, "Whirlpool Recalls Glass Stovetops That Can Turn Themselves On," 29 Aug. 2019 Appliances include dual GE Profile ovens, a five-burner electric cooktop, Bosch dishwasher and JennAir refrigerator. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: One of a Kind: This peaceful, updated sanctuary includes an enchanting backyard and awesome access," 22 July 2019

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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

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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