wok Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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woknoun [C]

uk   /wɒk/  us   /wɑːk/
a ​large, bowl-shaped ​Chinesepan used for ​fryingfoodquickly in ​hotoil: Heat some ​oil in a wok, then ​add the ​vegetables and ​stir-fry for two ​minutes.
(Definition of wok from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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woknoun [C]

 us   /wɑk/
a ​large, bowl-shaped ​pan used for ​fryingfoodquickly in ​hotoil
(Definition of wok from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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