Definition of preheat in English:


Line breaks: pre|heat
Pronunciation: /priːˈhiːt


[with object]
  • 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.

More definitions of preheat

Definition of preheat in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody