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Adjective: baking  bey-king
  1. As hot as if in an oven
    - baking hot
  2. Feeling uncomfortably hot
    - boiling, sweltering, roasting, steaming
Noun: baking  bey-king
  1. Making bread, cake or pastry etc.
  2. Cooking by dry heat in an oven
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: bakings

See also: hot

Type of: be, cook, cookery, cooking, create from raw material, create from raw stuff, creating from raw materials, heat, heat up, preparation

Encyclopedia: Baking

Bake, Cornwall