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Definition of Oven

Oven

  1. A place arched over with brick or stonework, and used for baking, heating, or drying; hence, any structure, whether fixed or portable, which may be heated for baking, drying, etc.; esp., now, a chamber in a stove, used for baking or roasting.

Oven Quotations

I put instant coffee in a microwave oven and almost went back in time.
Steven Wright

The radiation left over from the Big Bang is the same as that in your microwave oven but very much less powerful. It would heat your pizza only to minus 271.3*C - not much good for defrosting the pizza, let alone cooking it.
Stephen Hawking

With optimism, you look upon the sunny side of things. People say, 'Studs, you're an optimist.' I never said I was an optimist. I have hope because what's the alternative to hope? Despair? If you have despair, you might as well put your head in the oven.
Studs Terkel

The kitchen oven is reliable, but it's made us lazy.
Jamie Oliver

We light the oven so that everyone may bake bread in it.
Jose Marti
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Oven Translations

oven in Danish is ovn
oven in Dutch is kachel, oven
oven in Finnish is uuni
oven in German is Ofen, Backofen {m}, Ofen {m}
oven in Italian is stufa
oven in Latin is fornax, clibanus
oven in Norwegian is ovn
oven in Portuguese is forno
oven in Spanish is horno, estufa
oven in Swedish is ugn