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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. making bread or cake or pastry etc.;

2. cooking by dry heat in an oven;


1. as hot as if in an oven;
[syn: baking, baking hot]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Baking \Bak"ing\, n. 1. The act or process of cooking in an oven, or of drying and hardening by heat or cold. [1913 Webster] 2. The quantity baked at once; a batch; as, a baking of bread. [1913 Webster] Baking powder, a substitute for yeast, usually consisting of an acid, a carbonate, and a little farinaceous matter. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bake \Bake\ (b[=a]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Baked (b[=a]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Baking.] [AS. bacan; akin to D. bakken, OHG. bacchan, G. backen, Icel. & Sw. baka, Dan. bage, Gr. fw`gein to roast.] 1. To prepare, as food, by cooking in a dry heat, either in an oven or under coals, or on heated stone or metal; as, to bake bread, meat, apples. [1913 Webster] Note: Baking is the term usually applied to that method of cooking which exhausts the moisture in food more than roasting or broiling; but the distinction of meaning between roasting and baking is not always observed. [1913 Webster] 2. To dry or harden (anything) by subjecting to heat, as, to bake bricks; the sun bakes the ground. [1913 Webster] 3. To harden by cold. [1913 Webster] The earth . . . is baked with frost. --Shak. [1913 Webster] They bake their sides upon the cold, hard stone. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

baking adj 1: as hot as if in an oven [syn: baking, baking hot] n 1: making bread or cake or pastry etc. 2: cooking by dry heat in an oven
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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