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English definition of “bake”

bake

verb uk   /beɪk/ us  
A2 [I or T] to cook inside a cooker, without using added liquid or fat: I made the icing while the cake was baking. a baked potato freshly baked bread Bake at 180°C for about 20 minutes. Bake for 5–7 minutes in a preheated oven. a baking dish/tin/trayPreparing food using heatPreparing food [I or T] to make something such as earth or clay hard by heating it, usually in order to make bricksHot and heatSultriness and humidity [I] informal to be or become very hot: It's baking outside. You'll bake in that fleece jacket!Hot and heatSultriness and humidity
(Definition of bake from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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