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Verb: bake  beyk
  1. (cooking) cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven
    "bake the potatoes"
     
  2. Prepare with dry heat in an oven
    "bake a cake"
     
  3. Heat by a natural force
    "The sun bakes the valley in the summer";
    - broil [N. Amer], grill
     
  4. Be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun
    "the tourists were baking in the heat";
    - broil [N. Amer], grill

Derived forms: baked, baking, bakes

Type of: be, cook, create from raw material, create from raw stuff, heat, heat up

Encyclopedia: Bake, Cornwall