What does the word oven mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A cavity for baking, heating, annealing, etc.

Usage examples for oven

  1. " Dear old mother," said he, " you keep this room like an oven." – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  2. Care must be taken that it is put into the oven immediately, or it will not be light. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  3. She stood at the oven, and did not stir: she looked now at the one, and now at the other, and shook her head. – Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales by Leo Tolstoy