precook


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pre·cook

 (prē-ko͝ok′)
tr.v. pre·cooked, pre·cook·ing, pre·cooks
To cook in advance or partially.

precook

(priːˈkʊk)
vb (tr)
(Cookery) to cook (food) beforehand

pre•cook

(priˈkʊk)

v.t.
to cook (food) partly or completely beforehand, esp. to facilitate preparation before serving.
[1945–50]
pre•cook′er, n.

precook


Past participle: precooked
Gerund: precooking

Imperative
precook
precook
Present
I precook
you precook
he/she/it precooks
we precook
you precook
they precook
Preterite
I precooked
you precooked
he/she/it precooked
we precooked
you precooked
they precooked
Present Continuous
I am precooking
you are precooking
he/she/it is precooking
we are precooking
you are precooking
they are precooking
Present Perfect
I have precooked
you have precooked
he/she/it has precooked
we have precooked
you have precooked
they have precooked
Past Continuous
I was precooking
you were precooking
he/she/it was precooking
we were precooking
you were precooking
they were precooking
Past Perfect
I had precooked
you had precooked
he/she/it had precooked
we had precooked
you had precooked
they had precooked
Future
I will precook
you will precook
he/she/it will precook
we will precook
you will precook
they will precook
Future Perfect
I will have precooked
you will have precooked
he/she/it will have precooked
we will have precooked
you will have precooked
they will have precooked
Future Continuous
I will be precooking
you will be precooking
he/she/it will be precooking
we will be precooking
you will be precooking
they will be precooking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been precooking
you have been precooking
he/she/it has been precooking
we have been precooking
you have been precooking
they have been precooking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been precooking
you will have been precooking
he/she/it will have been precooking
we will have been precooking
you will have been precooking
they will have been precooking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been precooking
you had been precooking
he/she/it had been precooking
we had been precooking
you had been precooking
they had been precooking
Conditional
I would precook
you would precook
he/she/it would precook
we would precook
you would precook
they would precook
Past Conditional
I would have precooked
you would have precooked
he/she/it would have precooked
we would have precooked
you would have precooked
they would have precooked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.precook - cook beforehand so that the actual preparation won't take long; "precook the rice"
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"
ready, prepare, cook, fix, make - prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
Translations

precook

[ˌpriːˈkʊk] VTprecocinar

precook

vtvorkochen
References in periodicals archive ?
If you have more ribs than you can fit on the grill at one time, you might precook them to shorten barbecue time.
Some laboratories are trying out a variety of preparation styles for meat, such as adorning the main course with sauces or marinades and using the microwave to precook meat for grilling.
precook it in a microwave just before broiling or barbecuing