Translation of "roast" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] (COOK) 烹调 uk us /rəʊst/ US  /roʊst/

to cook food in an oven or over a fire

Just roast the chicken in the oven and baste it in oil and lemon. 直接把鸡放在烤箱里烤,烤时涂上油和柠檬汁。
figurative We lay on the beach and roasted (= got very hot) in the Mediterranean sun. 我们躺在地中海的沙滩上晒日光浴。

to heat nuts or coffee beans so that they become drier and browner


(Translation of “roast verb (COOK)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)