Definition of preheat
: to heat beforehand; especially : to heat (an oven) to a designated temperature before using for cooking
Examples of preheat in a sentence
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees before you put the roast in.
First Known Use of preheat
PREHEAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of preheat for English Language Learners
: to heat (an oven) to a particular temperature before putting food to be cooked inside
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