What Is Baking?

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Baking is a word that is used to refer to a technique of prolonged cooking of food through dry heat that acts by convention and not through thermal radiation. Baking is usually done in an oven, hot ashes or hot stones and is the major method used in making bread, cakes or pastries.
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(bāk) v. , baked , bak·ing , bakes . v.tr. To cook (food) with dry heat, especially in an oven. To harden or dry (something) by subjecting to heat in or as if in an oven
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[beyk]
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT) [BAKED, BAK·ING.]
1.
to cook by dry heat in an oven or on heated metal or stones.
2.
to harden by heat: to bake pottery in a kiln.
3.
to dry by, or subject to heat: The sun baked the land.
VERB (USED WITHOUT OBJECT) [BAKED, BAK·ING.]
4.
to bake bread, a casserole, etc.
5.
to become baked: The cake will bake in about half an hour.
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