1 an enclosed heated compartment or receptacle for baking or roasting food
2 a similar device, usually lined with a refractory material, used for drying substances, firing ceramics, heat-treating, etc.
3 tr to cook in an oven (Old English ofen; related to Old High German ofan, Old Norse ofn)
n (Austral. and N.Z) a metal pot or box with a heavy lid, used for baking over an open fire
1 an iron or earthenware container with a cover used for stews, etc.
2 a metal box, open in front, for cooking in front of an open fire
1 a domestic oven heated by gas
2 a gas-fuelled cremation chamber
3 another name for →
n another name for →
n an oven in which food is cooked by microwaves, (Often shortened to)
adj (of various foods) bought already prepared so that they are ready to be cooked in the oven