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roast

 (rōst)
v. roast·ed, roast·ing, roasts
v.tr.
1. To cook with dry heat, as in an oven or near hot coals.
2. To dry, brown, or parch by exposing to heat.
3. To expose to great or excessive heat.
4. Metallurgy To heat (ores) in a furnace in order to dehydrate, purify, or oxidize before smelting.
5. Informal
a. To ridicule or criticize harshly.
b. To honor at or subject to a roast.
v.intr.
1. To cook food in an oven.
2. To undergo roasting.
n.
1.
a. Something roasted.
b. A cut of meat suitable or prepared for roasting.
2.
a. The act or process of roasting.
b. The state of being roasted.
3.
a. Harsh ridicule or criticism.
b. A facetious tribute, as at a banquet, in which the honoree is alternately praised and insulted.
adj.
Roasted: roast duck.

[Middle English rosten, from Old French rostir, of Germanic origin.]

roasting

(ˈrəʊstɪŋ)
adj
extremely hot
n
severe criticism
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roasting - cooking (meat) by dry heat in an oven (usually with fat added)roasting - cooking (meat) by dry heat in an oven (usually with fat added); "the slow roasting took several hours"
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"
barbecuing - roasting a large piece of meat on a revolving spit out of doors over an open fire
basting - moistening a roast as it is cooking

roasting

noun
1. reprimand, dressing down (informal), chastisement, bawling-out (informal), criticism, discipline, condemnation, telling-off, castigation He was given a roasting from his boss.
adjective
1. blazing, baking, blistering, scorching, sizzling, sweltering, boiling hot, extremely hot Not all of Britain was roasting in the nineties today.

roasting

adjective
Translations
حار جِدا
parný
steikjandi
sparný
kavurucu

roasting

[ˈrəʊstɪŋ]
A. ADJ
1. [chicken etc] → para asar
2. (= hot) [day, heat] → abrasador
B. N
1. (Culin) → asado m; [of coffee] → tostadura f, tueste m
2. to give sb a roasting (= criticize) → criticar a algn, censurar a algn; (= scold) → desollar vivo a algn
C. CPD roasting jack, roasting spit Nasador m

roasting

[ˈrəʊstɪŋ] n
to give sb a roasting → sonner les cloches à qn

roasting

n
(lit)Braten nt
(inf: = criticism) → Verriss m; (= telling-off)Standpauke f; to give somebody a roastingjdn verreißen, jdm eine Standpauke halten
adj
(inf: = hot) days, weatherknallheiß (inf)
(Cook) → zum Braten; roasting chickenBrathähnchen nt; roasting meatBratenfleisch nt

roasting

:
roasting bag
nBratschlauch m
roasting tin, roasting tray
nBräter m

roasting

[ˈrəʊstɪŋ]
1. adj
a. (chicken) → da fare arrosto; (pan) → per arrosti
b. (fam) a roasting (hot) dayuna giornata torrida
2. n (fam) to give sb a roastingdare una lavata di capo a qn

roast

(rəust) verb
1. to cook or be cooked in an oven, or over or in front of a fire etc. to roast a chicken over the fire; The beef was roasting in the oven.
2. to heat (coffee-beans) before grinding.
adjective
roasted. roast beef/chestnuts.
noun
meat that has been roasted or is for roasting. She bought a roast; a delicious roast.
ˈroasting adjective
very hot. It's roasting outside.
References in classic literature ?
In Hern's Grocery they would be roasting coffee on Friday afternoon, preparatory to the Saturday rush of trade, and the rich odor invaded lower Main Street.
Another of his sources of fearful pleasure was to pass long winter evenings with the old Dutch wives, as they sat spinning by the fire, with a row of apples roasting and spluttering along the hearth, and listen to their marvellous tales of ghosts and goblins, and haunted fields, and haunted brooks, and haunted bridges, and haunted houses, and particularly of the headless horseman, or Galloping Hessian of the Hollow, as they sometimes called him.
Not a chicken or turkey or duck in the barn-yard but looked grave when they saw her approaching, and seemed evidently to be reflecting on their latter end; and certain it was that she was always meditating on trussing, stuffing and roasting, to a degree that was calculated to inspire terror in any reflecting fowl living.
During the latter part of the afternoon we cooled our roasting interiors with ice-cold water from clear streams, the only really satisfying water we had tasted since we left home, for at the hotels on the continent they merely give you a tumbler of ice to soak your water in, and that only modifies its hotness, doesn't make it cold.
They could have found a cooler place, but they would not deny themselves such a romantic feature as the roasting camp-fire.
Mary did look up, and she did stare at me: the ladle with which she was basting a pair of chickens roasting at the fire, did for some three minutes hang suspended in air; and for the same space of time John's knives also had rest from the polishing process: but Mary, bending again over the roast, said only -
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.
Hunger rattled its dry bones among the roasting chestnuts in the turned cylinder; Hunger was shred into atomics in every farthing porringer of husky chips of potato, fried with some reluctant drops of oil.
But the pork had been hung at the farthest extremity of the hanger, apparently to prevent the roasting from proceeding too rapidly during the owner's absence.
While groping over the successive panels with the greatest care, I endeavored not to lose a minute, for I was feeling more and more overcome with the heat and we were literally roasting in that blazing forest.
That same evening within a forest glade a group of men--some twoscore clad in Lincoln green--sat round a fire roasting venison and making merry.
The smell of the roasting flesh increased his hunger, and his hunger silenced his heart, his courage, and his love.