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pre·heat

 (prē-hēt′)
tr.v. pre·heat·ed, pre·heat·ing, pre·heats
To heat (an oven, for example) beforehand.

pre·heat′er n.

preheat

(priːˈhiːt)
vb (tr)
to heat (an oven, grill, pan, etc) beforehand

pre•heat

(priˈhit)

v.t.
to heat before using or before subjecting to a further process.
[1895–1900]
pre•heat′er, n.

preheat


Past participle: preheated
Gerund: preheating

Imperative
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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preheat

To set an oven at the desired cooking temperature some time before it is needed so that the food to be cooked is placed into an oven that is already hot.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.preheat - heat beforehand; "Preheat the oven!"
heat, heat up - make hot or hotter; "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove"
Translations

preheat

[ˈpriːˈhiːt] VTprecalentar

preheat

[ˌpriːˈhiːt] vt [+ oven] → préchauffer

preheat

vtvorheizen

preheat

[priːˈhiːt] vtfar riscaldare
bake in a preheated oven at 250° → cucinare nel forno già riscaldato a 250°
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