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English definition of “oven”

oven

noun [C]     /ˈʌv.ən/
B1 the part of a cooker with a door, used to bake or roast food: a conventional/gas/fan-assisted oven a microwave oven a cool/medium/hot oven Place the cake in the oven at 200°C. Calcutta in summer is like an oven (= extremely and uncomfortably hot).Kitchen appliances
(Definition of oven noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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