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stove

noun [C]
 
 
/stəʊv/
COOKING a piece of equipment that you cook on: I've left some soup on the stove for you. Kitchen appliances
HEATING a piece of equipment that burns coal, gas, wood, etc and is used for heating a roomHeaters and burners
Translations of “stove”
in Korean 스토브, 난로…
in Arabic بوتاجاز…
in French cuisinière, poêle…
in Turkish ocak, soba…
in Italian cucina, fornello…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於取暖的)爐,火爐, 爐灶…
in Russian кухонная плита, печь…
in Polish kuchenka, piec…
in Spanish estufa, cocina, horno…
in Portuguese fogão…
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…
(Definition of stove from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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