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English definition of “toast”

toast

verb [T] (HEAT)    /təʊst/ US  /toʊst/
to make bread or other food warm , crisp (= hard enough to break ), and brown by putting it near a high heat : Do you want this bread toasted? Can I have a toasted sandwich , please ?Preparing food using heatPreparing food informal to warm yourself or part of your body : He's just toasting his feet by the fire .Warm
(Definition of toast verb (HEAT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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