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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To heat (an oven, for example) beforehand.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to heat something in preparation for further action, especially cooking

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. heat beforehand


pre- +‎ heat (Wiktionary)



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