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ovenproof Syllabification: ov·en·proof
Pronunciation: /ˈəvənˌpro͞of/

Definition of ovenproof in English:


(Of cookware) suitable for use in an oven; heat-resistant.
Example sentences
  • Spoon the batter into a prepared 1.5 litre ovenproof dish and bake at 180C for about 1 hour.
  • Line the base of an ovenproof dish with slices of Madeira cake.
  • Put the fish fillet in a low-sided ovenproof dish, ex-skin side up.
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