toaster oven


Definition of toaster oven

: a usually small electrical appliance that can function as an oven or a toaster

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Recent Examples on the Web Scrub clean cooktops and the inside of ovens, toasters and toaster ovens, which are often covered with crumbs, grease and food spatters. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "How To Get Rid of Cockroaches for Good," 13 Nov. 2019 That century saw countless new contraptions hit the market, from cheese graters to toaster ovens; electric waffle presses to blenders. Ben Huberman, Longreads, "“Labor-Saving” Kitchen Gadgets End Up Creating More Work for Women," 3 Nov. 2019 Earn $15 in Kohl’s Cash $47.99 with 20 percent off coupon Black and Decker Air Fry toaster oven. Leada Gore |, al, "Black Friday 2019: Kohl’s opening at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving; lists Black Friday doorbusters, deals," 1 Nov. 2019 Wish list items include a new coffee maker, toaster oven, television and gym equipment, Kaufman said. Pomerado News, "Safety fair, first responder barbecue are Saturday in Rancho Bernardo," 18 Sep. 2019 Many toaster ovens have air frying capabilities now, like the Cuisinart TOA-65 and the Breville Smart Oven Air, as do some pressure cookers, like the Ninja Foodi. Nicole Papantoniou, Good Housekeeping, "Everything You Need to Know About Air Fryers," 22 July 2019 Please use a toaster oven and have it for breakfast — with ice cream. Daily Pilot, "Brodard in Orange County is famous for pork spring rolls — but don’t skip the pastries," 23 Oct. 2019 Every college student needs a high-quality toaster oven to revive leftovers, heat up frozen meals and melt cheese on a sandwich. Joni Sweet, USA TODAY, "Get everything on your college packing checklist delivered next day — for free!," 26 Aug. 2019 Toast pita bread in a toaster oven to warm slightly. Linda Gassenheimer, Twin Cities, "It’s too hot to cook. Try these Chicken Pita Pockets instead," 12 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of toaster oven

1961, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of toaster oven was in 1961

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13 Jan 2020

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“Toaster oven.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of toaster oven

US : a small oven in which food is toasted, heated, or cooked

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