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Definition of oven noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

oven

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈʌvn//
 
 
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  •  the part of a stove shaped like a box with a door on the front, in which food is cooked or heated Take the cake out of the oven. a gas/an electric oven a cool/hot/moderate oven Open a window, it's like an oven in here! see also convection oven compare microwave
  • Idioms
    have a bun in the oven (informal) (humorous)
     
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    to be pregnant
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: oven