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American English: /ˈəvən/
British English: /ˈʌv(ə)n/

Translation of oven in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (Cookery) it's like an oven in here! [colloquial]
    ¡esto es un horno! [colloquial]
    to have a bun in the oven [slang]
    estar embarazada
    venir con premio [colloquial] [humorous]
    (before noun) oven dish oven glove o mitt
    guante (masculine) or manopla (feminine) para el horno
    oven rack o shelf
    parrilla (feminine) de horno
    oven-to-table ware
    vajilla (feminine) que puede llevarse del horno a la mesa
    oven tray
    bandeja (feminine) or placa (feminine) or (in River Plate area also) chapa (feminine) or (Andes) lata (feminine) de hornear
    Example sentences
    • Most homeowners were left without basic living means after central heating, cookers, ovens, house alarms and telephones were damaged beyond use by the fault.
    • The versatility of the cuisine and the custom of cooking in community ovens or tandoors have entered the homes of many communities.
    • There is a range of integrated appliances including an oven, cooker and four-ring ceramic hob.
    1.2 (furnace)
    Example sentences
    • Since the pieces are still quite moist, they must be dried in large ovens, called kilns, before they become hard enough to be packed.
    • The site contains several scheduled monuments, including beehive coking ovens, calcining kilns, blowing engine houses, and a unique lift tower which was used to transport material to the top of the furnaces.
    • The following day, the coke ovens and one blast furnace were reported to have collapsed due to low temperatures and the absence of maintenance staff.

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    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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