re·​heat (ˌ)rē-ˈhēt How to pronounce reheat (audio)
reheated; reheating

transitive verb

: to heat (something) again : to make (something) hot or warm once more
reheating leftovers in the microwave

Examples of reheat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before reheating on the cooktop, adding more liquid as needed to loosen up the broth. Robin Miller, The Arizona Republic, 12 June 2024 Improper cooking temperatures and/or methods, including reheating, freezing. Pamela McLoughlin, Hartford Courant, 24 Apr. 2024 Seven years after its first season, which tepidly reheated the fights between Joan Crawford and Bette Davis, Ryan Murphy’s anthology series returns to depict a more conceptual battle: Capote adored and was adored by his Swans, these jet-setting, mostly New York women. Jackson McHenry, Vulture, 1 Feb. 2024 How to Reheat Corn 6 Ways Each of these options for how to reheat corn on the cob takes less than 10 minutes! Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 3 June 2024 How To Store Benedictine Spread Due to the spread's high dairy content, avoid freezing any leftovers—the texture will become rubbery, watery, and gritty when reheated or left to thaw. Liv Dansky, Southern Living, 12 May 2024 The fare at concession stands was almost exclusively beer and reheated meat pies. Bruce Schoenfeld Robert Fass Anna Diamond David Mason, New York Times, 4 May 2024 But sometimes reheating leftover rice comes with unique health risks. Daryl Austin, USA TODAY, 28 Feb. 2024 Heat one section, move on to the next section, then go back and reheat the first section until the rope shape collapses and the top of the filler is flat and connected to both sides of the crack. Jeanne Huber, Washington Post, 5 Apr. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1649, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reheat was in 1649

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“Reheat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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