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Meaning of “stove” in the English Dictionary

"stove" in British English

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stovenoun [C]

uk   /stəʊv/  us   /stoʊv/
a ​piece of ​equipment that ​burnsfuel or uses ​electricity in ​order to ​heat a ​placeA2 mainly US (UK usually cooker) a ​large box-shaped ​device that is used to ​cook and ​heatfood, either by putting the ​food inside or by putting it on the ​top
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(Definition of stove from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stove" in American English

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stovenoun [C]

 us   /stoʊv/
a ​piece of ​kitchenequipment having a ​top for ​cookingfood in ​containersplaced over ​gasflames or ​circles of ​metalheated by ​electricity, and that usually has an ​oven below: She got some ​eggs out and ​heated a ​pan on the stove. A stove is also a ​piece of ​equipment for ​heating a ​space inside a ​room, often using ​wood or a ​form of ​coal as a ​fuel: a ​potbellied stove
(Definition of stove from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stove”
in Korean 스토브, 난로…
in Arabic بوتاجاز…
in Malaysian dapur…
in French cuisinière, poêle…
in Russian кухонная плита, печь…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於取暖的)爐,火爐, 爐灶…
in Italian cucina, fornello…
in Turkish ocak, soba…
in Polish kuchenka, piec…
in Spanish estufa, cocina, horno…
in Vietnamese bếp lò, lò sưởi…
in Portuguese fogão…
in Thai เตาไฟ…
in German der Ofen…
in Catalan cuina…
in Japanese ガス(電気)クッカー…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于取暖的)炉,火炉, 炉灶…
in Indonesian kompor…
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