preheat

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verb pre·heat \(ˌ)prē-ˈhēt\

Definition of preheat

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to heat beforehand; especially :  to heat (an oven) to a designated temperature before using for cooking

preheater

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Examples of preheat in a Sentence

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees before you put the roast in.

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First Known Use of preheat

1898


PREHEAT Defined for English Language Learners

preheat

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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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