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baking Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun making bread or cake or pastry etc.
  2. noun cooking by dry heat in an oven
  3. verb cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven
    • bake the potatoes
  4. verb prepare with dry heat in an oven
    • bake a cake
  5. verb heat by a natural force
    broil; bake.
    • The sun broils the valley in the summer
  6. verb be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun
    broil; bake.
    • The town was broiling in the sun
    • the tourists were baking in the heat
  7. adjective satellite as hot as if in an oven
    baking hot.

Bak"ing noun
  1. The act or process of cooking in an oven, or of drying and hardening by heat or cold.
  2. The quantity baked at once; a batch; as, a baking of bread.

Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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