oven Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “oven” in the English Dictionary

"oven" in British English

See all translations

ovennoun [C]

uk   /ˈʌv.ən/ us   /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 180°C. Calcutta in summer is like an oven (= extremely and uncomfortably hot).

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

(Definition of oven from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"oven" in American English

See all translations

ovennoun [C]

us   /ˈʌv·ən/
part of a stove that is box-shaped with a door, in which food is baked or heated, or a separate device with this shape and use: Roast the turkey in a 325° oven for four hours. a toaster/microwave oven
(Definition of oven from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “oven”
in Korean 오븐…
in Arabic فُرْن…
in Malaysian ketuhar…
in French four…
in Russian духовка, печь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 烤箱, 烤爐…
in Italian forno…
in Turkish fırın…
in Polish kuchenka, piekarnik…
in Spanish horno…
in Vietnamese lò nướng…
in Portuguese forno…
in Thai เตาอบ…
in German der Ofen…
in Catalan forn…
in Japanese オーブン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 烤箱, 烤炉…
in Indonesian pemanggangan…
What is the pronunciation of oven?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ultraviolet

Ultraviolet light has a wavelength that is after the violet (= light purple) end of the range of colours that can be seen by humans. Light of this type causes the skin to become darker in the sun.

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More