baking


baking
a) Intended for use in baking.

Here is a baking tray for the cookies.

b) Of a person, the weather, or an object, very hot.

Im baking - could you open the window?

2. noun
a) An action in which something is baked

Im going to do some baking this afternoon.

b) The way in which something is baked

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  • Baking — is the technique of prolonged cooking of food by dry heat acting by conduction, and not by radiation, normally in an oven, but also in hot ashes, or on hot stones. [Oxford English Dictionary] It is primarily used for the preparation of bread,… …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baking — baking; baking·ly; …   English syllables

  • Baking — Baking. См. Прокаливание. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • baking — Process of cooking by dry heat, especially in an oven. Baked products include bread, cookies, pies, and pastries. Ingredients used in baking include flour, water, leavening agents (baker s yeast, baking soda, baking powder), shortening (fats,… …   Universalium

  • baking — [[t]be͟ɪkɪŋ[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n You can use baking to describe weather or a place that is very hot indeed. → See also bake ...a baking July day... The coffins stood in the baking heat surrounded by mourners. ...the baking Jordanian desert. Syn:… …   English dictionary

  • Baking — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baking — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Baking is used before these nouns: ↑dish, ↑flour, ↑pan, ↑potato, ↑powder, ↑sheet, ↑soda, ↑tin {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj. Baking is used with these nouns: ↑heat, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • baking — bak|ing1 [ˈbeıkıŋ] n [U] the activity of making cakes, bread etc baking 2 baking2 adj spoken used to say that a person or place is very hot ▪ I m baking! ▪ a baking hot day …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • baking — bak·ing || beɪkɪŋ n. cooking with dry heat in an oven beɪk n. dish comprising of a few ingredients that are mixed together and baked; social event or party at which food is baked and served; act of baking; cooking bread or pastries or cakes… …   English contemporary dictionary


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