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convection oven Syllabification: con·vec·tion ov·en

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of convection oven in English:


A cooking device that heats food by the circulation of hot air.
Example sentences
  • The space shuttle has a small convection oven to warm foods at temperatures of 145 to 185°C [293 to 365°F]. No cooking is done during space flight.
  • As claimed, the convection oven is faster and the food is more evenly baked, roasted and broiled.
  • To reheat, remove plastic wrap; cover casserole tightly with foil and bake in a 375 [degrees] regular or convection oven until bubbling and hot in the center, about 30 minutes, then continue with step 9.
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