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.
Recent Examples of preheat from the Web
While the lentils are cooking, roast the peaches. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
Bake the cookies in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes, or until golden on the edges but still somewhat undone in the center.
Bake in preheated oven 1 hour or until a knife inserted into center shows that apples are tender and crust is golden.
Rough chop into smaller pieces; set aside. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
How to cook en papillote: Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
Place a wire rack at the lowest position in your oven, place a baking stone or baking sheet on it, and preheat oven to 500 degrees.
Preheat the Instant Pot using the saute setting, or heat the oil in a stove-top pressure cooker over medium heat.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and place the pork, covered, in the oven for 1/2 hour.
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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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