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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There are stainless-steel appliances, 30-inch Thermador gas range with vent hood, kitchen island with cooktop, and quartz countertops. Valerie Sweeten, Houston Chronicle, "Driscoll Terrace home offers Montrose-area luxury in new construction," 4 Aug. 2019 Appliances include a French door Sub-Zero refrigerator with centered water dispenser, Dynasty six-burner cooktop, dual KitchenAid ovens, and microwave and dishwasher. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Hilltop location with panoramic views in Dublin," 18 June 2019 Both are topped with granite and the center island has a cooktop. Carol Riordan,, "Property of the Week: 59 Papermill Road, Glastonbury," 28 Dec. 2017 At Tuesday’s meeting, Harrison’s staff demonstrated the use of an induction cooktop by making chocolate fondue. Sarah Ravani,, "Berkeley becomes first U.S. city to ban natural gas in new homes," 17 July 2019 In the back of the house, there is a large gourmet kitchen equipped with General Electric Profile stainless steel appliances that include a convection oven, microwave, gas cooktop, dishwasher, and a French-style refrigerator. Margaret Demarino,, "Property of the Week: Washington Farms, Burlington," 4 May 2017 Beautiful and functional, the kitchen features stainless appliances including a GE Monogram six-burner cooktop with Zephyr hood, and KitchenAid dishwasher, built-in microwave and oven, refrigerator, and wine refrigerator. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Bask in the comfort of this Mediterranean-style home’s serene aura and beautiful architectural details in Los Gatos," 5 June 2019 Don’t worry, the glass on these cooktops is durable and can handle this treatment. Carolyn Forte, Good Housekeeping, "How to Clean A Glass Cooktop so it Looks Brand New Again," 30 Apr. 2019 Refrigerator, Black Ice French Door; oven, Single Wall; cooktop, 36″ Gold Series; dishwasher, Gold Series—Whirlpool; House Beautiful, "October 2014 Issue Product Guide," 16 Sep. 2014

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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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