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bake

 (bāk)
v. baked, bak·ing, bakes
v.tr.
1. To cook (food) with dry heat, especially in an oven.
2. To harden or dry (something) by subjecting to heat in or as if in an oven: bake bricks.
v.intr.
1. To cook food with dry heat.
2. To become hardened or dry by or as if by having been subjected to the heat of an oven.
n.
1.
a. The act or process of baking.
b. An amount baked.
2. A social gathering at which food is cooked by baking and then served.

[Middle English baken, from Old English bacan.]

baking

(ˈbeɪkɪŋ)
n
1. (Cookery)
a. the process of cooking bread, cakes, etc
b. (as modifier): a baking dish.
2. (Cookery) the bread, cakes, etc, cooked at one time
adj
(esp of weather) very hot and dry
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.baking - making bread or cake or pastry etc.baking - making bread or cake or pastry etc.
creating from raw materials - the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it
2.baking - cooking by dry heat in an ovenbaking - cooking by dry heat in an oven  
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
shirring - baking shelled eggs
Adj.1.baking - as hot as if in an ovenbaking - as hot as if in an oven    
hot - used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead"

baking

adjective scorching, burning, heated, boiling, roasting, searing, blistering, torrid, sultry, sweltering the baking Jordanian desert

baking

adjective
Translations
pečení
bagning
leivonta
pečenje
sütés
bakstur
ベーキング
굽기
pečenie
ugnsstekning
การอบ
sự nướng bánh mì

baking

[ˈbeɪkɪŋ]
A. N
1. (= activity) she does the baking on Mondaylos lunes hace el pan/los pasteles
2. (= batch) → hornada f
B. ADJ (= hot) it's baking (hot) in hereesto es un horno
a baking hot dayun día de calor asfixiante
C. CPD baking chocolate N (US) → chocolate m fondant
baking dish Nfuente f para el horno
baking pan N = baking tin baking powder NRoyal ® m, levadura f en polvo (Sp)
baking sheet N = baking tray baking soda Nbicarbonato m de soda
baking tin Nmolde m (para el horno)
baking tray Nbandeja f de horno

baking

[ˈbeɪkɪŋ]
n
(= activity) I enjoy baking (cakes)j'aime faire des gâteaux; (bread)j'aime faire du pain
(= cakes) → gâteaux mpl
adj
[sun, day, heat] → torride
It's baking in here! → On cuit ici!, Il fait une chaleur torride ici!
baking hot [sun, day] → torride
It's baking hot today → Il fait une chaleur torride aujourd'hui.baking dish nplat m allant au fourbaking powder nlevure f chimiquebaking sheet nplaque f pour le fourbaking soda nbicarbonate m de soudebaking tin n (for cake)moule m à gâteauxbaking tray nplaque f pour le four

baking

n
(act) (Cook) → Backen nt; (of earthenware)Brennen nt; it’s our own bakingdas ist selbst gebacken
(batch: of bread, of bricks etc) → Ofenladung f, → Schub m
adj (inf: = stifling, roasting) I’m bakingich komme um vor Hitze; it’s baking (hot) todayes ist eine Affenhitze heute (inf)

baking

:
baking day
nBacktag m
baking dish
nBackform f
baking mitt
n (US) → Topfhandschuh m
baking pan
n (US) → Backblech nt
baking powder
nBackpulver nt
baking sheet
nBack- or Plätzchenblech nt
baking soda
n˜ Backpulver nt
baking tin
n (Brit) → Backform f
baking tray
n (Brit) → Kuchenblech nt

baking

[ˈbeɪkɪŋ]
1. ncottura (al forno)
Monday was her day for doing the baking → il lunedì faceva il pane (e/o i dolci)
2. adj (fam) (hot) it's baking in herequi dentro è un forno

bake

(beik) verb
1. to cook in an oven. I'm going to bake (bread) today; She baked the ham.
2. to dry or harden by heat. The sun is baking the ground dry.
baked adjective
baked ham; freshly baked bread.
ˈbaker noun
1. a person who bakes. He is a qualified baker; She is a good baker.
2. a baker's shop.
ˈbakeryplural ˈbakeries noun
a place where baking is done and / or where bread, cakes etc are sold. I bought some cakes at the bakery.
ˈbaking noun
the act or art of cooking bread, cakes etc.
baking powder
a powder used to make cakes etc rise. This sponge cake is very flat – you can't have used enough baking powder.
a baker's dozen
thirteen.

baking

خَبْز pečení bagning Backen ψήσιμο del horno, hornear leivonta cuisson au four pečenje cottura al forno ベーキング 굽기 bakken baking pieczenie cozedura выпекание ugnsstekning การอบ fırında pişirme sự nướng bánh mì 烘焙
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As I entered the kitchen, I sniffed a pleasant smell of gingerbread baking.
It was then she mended and washed her handful of clothes, scoured her house, and did her baking.
And George and Tom moved to a comfortable seat in the chimney-corner, while Aunte Chloe, after baking a goodly pile of cakes, took her baby on her lap, and began alternately filling its mouth and her own, and distributing to Mose and Pete, who seemed rather to prefer eating theirs as they rolled about on the floor under the table, tickling each other, and occasionally pulling the baby's toes.
And when it had got to the worst, and it seemed to me that I could not stand anything more, a fly got in through the bars and settled on my nose, and the bars were stuck and wouldn't work, and I couldn't get the visor up; and I could only shake my head, which was baking hot by this time, and the fly -- well, you know how a fly acts when he has got a certainty -- he only minded the shaking enough to change from nose to lip, and lip to ear, and buzz and buzz all around in there, and keep on lighting and biting, in a way that a person, already so distressed as I was, simply could not stand.
The horses were drinking at a trough in the edge of a town, the driver was taking beer, Harris was snoring at my side, the courier, with folded arms and bowed head, was sleeping on the box, two dozen barefooted and bareheaded children were gathered about the carriage, with their hands crossed behind, gazing up with serious and innocent admiration at the dozing tourists baking there in the sun.
When they reached the haunted house there was something so weird and grisly about the dead silence that reigned there under the baking sun, and some- thing so depressing about the loneliness and desola- tion of the place, that they were afraid, for a mo- ment, to venture in.
The apples themselves are the very finest sort for baking, beyond a doubt; all from Donwellsome of Mr.
Sit there," she said, placing me on the sofa, "while we take our things off and get the tea ready; it is another privilege we exercise in our little moorland home--to prepare our own meals when we are so inclined, or when Hannah is baking, brewing, washing, or ironing.
It includes kitchen and parlour, generally; but I believe at Wuthering Heights the kitchen is forced to retreat altogether into another quarter: at least I distinguished a chatter of tongues, and a clatter of culinary utensils, deep within; and I observed no signs of roasting, boiling, or baking, about the huge fireplace; nor any glitter of copper saucepans and tin cullenders on the walls.
She was going to walk five miles across the moor to the cottage, and she was going to help her mother with the washing and do the week's baking and enjoy herself thoroughly.
Here, the flickering of the blaze showed preparations for a cosy dinner, with hot plates baking through and through before the fire, and deep red curtains, ready to be drawn to shut out cold and darkness.
I dined at what Herbert and I used to call a Geographical chop-house - where there were maps of the world in porter-pot rims on every half-yard of the table-cloths, and charts of gravy on every one of the knives - to this day there is scarcely a single chop-house within the Lord Mayor's dominions which is not Geographical - and wore out the time in dozing over crumbs, staring at gas, and baking in a hot blast of dinners.