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noun ov·en \ˈə-vən\

Definition of oven

  1. :  a chamber used for baking, heating, or drying

Examples of oven in a Sentence

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Please take the pizza out of the oven.

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Origin and Etymology of oven

Middle English, from Old English ofen; akin to Old High German ofan oven and perhaps to Greek ipnos oven



OVEN Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of oven for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of cooking equipment that is used for baking or roasting food


OVEN Defined for Kids

oven

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noun ov·en \ˈə-vən\

Definition of oven for Students

  1. :  a heated chamber (as in a stove) for baking, heating, or drying



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