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Definition of cake verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cake
    he / she / it cakes
    past simple caked
    -ing form caking
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  1. 1[transitive, usually passive] cake something (in/with something) to cover something with a thick layer of something soft that becomes hard when it dries Her shoes were caked with mud.
  2. 2[intransitive] if a substance cakes, it becomes hard when it dries
    adjective caked blood
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cake