Heat (something, especially an oven or grill) beforehand: preheat the oven to 200°C
More example sentences
- If you have trouble controlling the heat on the stove top, preheat your oven to 450 degrees and finish the dish in that by putting the whole pan in.
- Always preheat oven before using unless chart or recipe indicates otherwise.
- When the quinces are cool, preheat the oven to 180C / 350F / Gas Mark 4.
Definition of preheat in:
- The US English dictionary