Definition of oven
: a chamber used for baking, heating, or drying
Examples of oven in a sentence
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Please take the pizza out of the oven.
Origin and Etymology of oven
Middle English, from Old English ofen; akin to Old High German ofan oven and perhaps to Greek ipnos oven
First Known Use: before 12th century
OVEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of oven for English Language Learners
: a piece of cooking equipment that is used for baking or roasting food
OVEN Defined for Kids
Definition of oven for Students
: a heated chamber (as in a stove) for baking, heating, or drying
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