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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.
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preheat

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

(priˈhit)

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


Past participle: preheated
Gerund: preheating

Imperative
preheat
preheat
Present
I preheat
you preheat
he/she/it preheats
we preheat
you preheat
they preheat
Preterite
I preheated
you preheated
he/she/it preheated
we preheated
you preheated
they preheated
Present Continuous
I am preheating
you are preheating
he/she/it is preheating
we are preheating
you are preheating
they are preheating
Present Perfect
I have preheated
you have preheated
he/she/it has preheated
we have preheated
you have preheated
they have preheated
Past Continuous
I was preheating
you were preheating
he/she/it was preheating
we were preheating
you were preheating
they were preheating
Past Perfect
I had preheated
you had preheated
he/she/it had preheated
we had preheated
you had preheated
they had preheated
Future
I will preheat
you will preheat
he/she/it will preheat
we will preheat
you will preheat
they will preheat
Future Perfect
I will have preheated
you will have preheated
he/she/it will have preheated
we will have preheated
you will have preheated
they will have preheated
Future Continuous
I will be preheating
you will be preheating
he/she/it will be preheating
we will be preheating
you will be preheating
they will be preheating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been preheating
you have been preheating
he/she/it has been preheating
we have been preheating
you have been preheating
they have been preheating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been preheating
you will have been preheating
he/she/it will have been preheating
we will have been preheating
you will have been preheating
they will have been preheating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been preheating
you had been preheating
he/she/it had been preheating
we had been preheating
you had been preheating
they had been preheating
Conditional
I would preheat
you would preheat
he/she/it would preheat
we would preheat
you would preheat
they would preheat
Past Conditional
I would have preheated
you would have preheated
he/she/it would have preheated
we would have preheated
you would have preheated
they would have preheated
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011

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.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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"
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Translations

preheat

[ˈpriːˈhiːt] VTprecalentar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

preheat

[ˌpriːˈhiːt] vt [+ oven] → préchauffer
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

preheat

vtvorheizen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

preheat

[priːˈhiːt] vtfar riscaldare
bake in a preheated oven at 250° → cucinare nel forno già riscaldato a 250°
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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In our research, we have used a helical coil heat exchanger to preheat the inlet fuel using the engine's exhaust gas, making the system more sustainable since no external energy is used.
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corn on the cob 1 Preheat the oven to 200degC/Fan 180degC/Gas 6.
A new thermoforming oven from Davron Technologies, Chattanooga, Tenn., uses both electricity and gas to preheat products.
Sweet Potato and Cinnamon Muffins Makes: 10 Makes: 10 INGREDIENTS FOR THE MUFFINS 2 eggs 2 eggs 180g sugar 180g sugar 250g cooked sweet potato, 250g cooked sweet potato, mashed mashed 80ml vegetable oil 80ml vegetable oil 50ml water 50ml water 200g self-raising flour 200g self-raising flour 3/4 of a tsp ground cinnamon 3/4 of a tsp ground cinnamon FOR THE BUTTER ICING 50g sweet potato jam or 50g sweet potato jam or any other jam any other jam 80g butter (soft but not 80g butter (soft but not melted) melted) 300/400g icing sugar 300/400g icing sugar METHOD Preheat the oven to 180C preheat the oven to 180C and line a muffin tin with and line a muffin tin with paper cases.
Experiments in which several magnesium alloys were poured into preheated molds determined the critical preheat temperature above which hot tearing does not occur.
Preheat the oven to 180degC (350degF/Gas 4) and line a 16-hole muffin tray (or two trays) with paper cases.
Serves: 1 Preparation time: 1 hour total Ingredients 1 gammon steak Juice of 1/2 an orange 1 teaspoon honey * 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon soy sauce 3/4 teaspoon ground five spice Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to season To Serve Potato cut into chips Steamed pak choi Method Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 6/200degC/ fan oven 180degC.
Flux burnout occurs in wave soldering when the flux's activators get spent in the preheat portion of the process, before the circuit board reaches the solder wave.