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ov·en

 (ŭv′ən)
n.
A chamber or enclosed compartment for heating, baking, or roasting food, as in a stove, or for firing, baking, hardening, or drying objects, as in a kiln.

[Middle English, from Old English ofen.]

oven

(ˈʌvən)
n
1. (Cookery) an enclosed heated compartment or receptacle for baking or roasting food
2. a similar device, usually lined with a refractory material, used for drying substances, firing ceramics, heat-treating, etc
vb
(tr) to cook in an oven
[Old English ofen; related to Old High German ofan, Old Norse ofn]
ˈoven-ˌlike adj

ov•en

(ˈʌv ən)

n.
a chamber, as in a stove, for baking, roasting, heating, or drying.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English ofen, c. Old Frisian, Middle Dutch oven, Old High German ovan, Old Norse ofn, ogn, Gothic auhn]
ov′en•like`, adj.

oven


Past participle: ovened
Gerund: ovening

Imperative
oven
oven
Present
I oven
you oven
he/she/it ovens
we oven
you oven
they oven
Preterite
I ovened
you ovened
he/she/it ovened
we ovened
you ovened
they ovened
Present Continuous
I am ovening
you are ovening
he/she/it is ovening
we are ovening
you are ovening
they are ovening
Present Perfect
I have ovened
you have ovened
he/she/it has ovened
we have ovened
you have ovened
they have ovened
Past Continuous
I was ovening
you were ovening
he/she/it was ovening
we were ovening
you were ovening
they were ovening
Past Perfect
I had ovened
you had ovened
he/she/it had ovened
we had ovened
you had ovened
they had ovened
Future
I will oven
you will oven
he/she/it will oven
we will oven
you will oven
they will oven
Future Perfect
I will have ovened
you will have ovened
he/she/it will have ovened
we will have ovened
you will have ovened
they will have ovened
Future Continuous
I will be ovening
you will be ovening
he/she/it will be ovening
we will be ovening
you will be ovening
they will be ovening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ovening
you have been ovening
he/she/it has been ovening
we have been ovening
you have been ovening
they have been ovening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ovening
you will have been ovening
he/she/it will have been ovening
we will have been ovening
you will have been ovening
they will have been ovening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ovening
you had been ovening
he/she/it had been ovening
we had been ovening
you had been ovening
they had been ovening
Conditional
I would oven
you would oven
he/she/it would oven
we would oven
you would oven
they would oven
Past Conditional
I would have ovened
you would have ovened
he/she/it would have ovened
we would have ovened
you would have ovened
they would have ovened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oven - kitchen appliance used for baking or roastingoven - kitchen appliance used for baking or roasting
broiler - an oven or part of a stove used for broiling
Dutch oven - an oven consisting of a metal box for cooking in front of a fire
gas oven - a domestic oven fueled by gas
kitchen appliance - a home appliance used in preparing food
rotisserie - an oven or broiler equipped with a rotating spit on which meat cooks as it turns
tandoor - a clay oven used in northern India and Pakistan

oven

noun stove, range, kiln, kitchen stove Put the loaf in the oven and bake for thirty minutes.
Translations
فرنفُرْنفُرْنٌ
troubapec
ovn
ahi
uuni
pećnica
kemencesütõ
ofn
オーブン
오븐
orkaitė
cepeškrāsnskrāsns
pečica
ugn
เตาอบ

oven

[ˈʌvn]
A. Nhorno m
it's like an oven in thereaquello es un horno
B. CPD oven glove Nguante m para el horno, manopla f para el horno
oven tray Nbandeja f para horno

oven

[ˈʌvən] nfour moven glove n (British)gant m de cuisine

oven

n (Cook) → (Back)ofen m; (Tech) (for drying) → (Trocken)ofen m; (for baking pottery etc) → (Brenn)ofen m; to put something in the ovenetw in den Ofen tun or stecken; put it in the oven for two hoursbacken Sie es zwei Stunden; potterybrennen Sie es zwei Stunden; to cook in a hot or quick/moderate/slow ovenbei starker/mittlerer/schwacher Hitze backen; it’s like an oven in herehier ist ja der reinste Backofen

oven

:
ovenable
adj dishofenfertig
oven cleaner
nOfenreiniger m
oven cloth
nTopflappen m
oven door
nOfentür f, → Ofenklappe f
oven glove
n (Brit) → Topfhandschuh m
ovenproof
oven-ready
adjbratfertig
oven-to-table-ware
ovenware
nfeuerfeste Formen pl

oven

[ˈʌvn] nforno
in the oven → al forno
it's like an oven in there → è un forno lì dentro

oven

(ˈavn) noun
a closed box-like space, usually part of a cooker, which is heated for cooking food. She put the cake into the oven.

oven

فُرْنٌ trouba ovn Backofen φούρνος horno uuni four pećnica forno オーブン 오븐 oven stekeovn piekarnik forno печь ugn เตาอบ fırın 烤箱
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His mouth was as wide as an oven, his teeth like yellow fangs, and his eyes, two glowing red coals.
That honest wagoner is thinking of his dinner, getting sadly dry in the oven at this late hour; but he will not touch it till he has fed his horses,--the strong, submissive, meek-eyed beasts, who, I fancy, are looking mild reproach at him from between their blinkers, that he should crack his whip at them in that awful manner as if they needed that hint